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Open Calls

Instruct Ivano Bertini Award 2019

The Ivano Bertini Award recognises a significant achievement in frontier research that utilises an integrative structural biology approach.

Deadline for Submission:
29-Dec-2018 0:00 CET

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9th Instruct Training call

The Instruct training courses programme aims to increase the skills level of researchers in structural biology through the organisation and support of training courses, workshops and conferences. The programme only supports events planned, organised and implemented by Instruct Centres.

Deadline for Submission:
01-Dec-2018 0:00 CET

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6th Instruct Internship programme 2018

Instruct provides access to state-of-the-art infrastructure and technology to support research in structural biology. Our aim is to encourage and facilitate the integrative use of technologies and methodologies that are available at Instruct Centres.

Deadline for Submission:
22-Dec-2018 0:00 CET

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Instruct Proposal Pathway


Proposal Guidelines

Instruct-ERIC offers open access to structural biology infrastructure at our Instruct Centres. Our aim is to facilitate excellent science, and to this end, all applications are submitted for peer review by a panel of experts. Proposal funding is approved based on scientific merit, and reviewers offer constructive advice for improvements where this would benefit the research proposal. 

Timeframe: The application and review process is efficient, transparent and quick. We aim to turn around applications within 6 weeks. 

When to apply: Applications for access can be submitted at any time. Periodically, special calls for access will be published with a defined deadline. These special calls carry specific criteria, so please read the calls carefully. 

Proposal application steps: There are six steps to the online application process, and you are guided through them step by step. 

  1. Select Service / Technology 
  2. Confirm Service / Technology Selection 
  3. Proposal Details 
  4. Build your Team 
  5. Exclude Reviewers 
  6. Confirm Proposal 

Integrative structural biology: Instruct advocates integrative structural biology, where multiple techniques give particular breadth to research, although we are happy to accept proposals for both single or multiple technologies.

Funding: Instruct-ERIC can fund the consumables, travel and accommodation for access visits. More information on what Instruct-ERIC pays for

Who qualifies: Academic and commercial scientists from Instruct Member Countries can apply for fully funded access. More information on who can apply

Your ARIA profile: Remember to update your profile, since this acts as your CV for all online applications. You can edit your profile at the end of your dashboard page.

More information: Download the proposal submission user guide, or contact us.