OPEN ACCESS – call for proposals

Within the RIAT-CZ project research infrastructures in the cross-border region Austria-Czech Republic have developed new services which are now open for scientific projects in the regime of open access. The first round of project evaluation will start on 1st November!

Basic Information

Project full title: Creating synergies between research infrastructures to stimulate innovation in the cross-border region

Acronym:  RIAT-CZ

Duration:  1st September 2016 – 31st August 2019

Main Project goal:  To prepare and validate a sustainable model of cross-border collaboration of research infrastructures (RI) in the field of Biotechnology and Nanotechnology that will ensure:  

  • Effective exploitation of complementary equipment and expertise,
  • Accessibility and promotion of the cross-border RI for regional users, both academic and industrial.

Specific goals 

1. Improved knowledge on managing RI and expertise in providing services

  • Through seminars, workshops and staff exchanges of the project partners

2. Innovation of services through joint use of cross-border complementary equipment

  • Pilot projects leading to improvement or development of new services/devices

3. Enabling access to RI for external users

  • Recruitment of new users, raising awareness of the RI in the region
  • Providing open access to the new or improved services
  • Seminars and workshops for external users

Total project costs: 1 494 784 EUR

Funded by: EU

Funding program: Interreg V-A Austria – Czech Republic


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