SYNTHESYS offers unique research opportunities to scientists worldwide.
Transnational Access is provided to:
• European collections comprising more than half of the world’s natural history specimens
• World-class libraries
• State-of-the-art facilities including imaging, chemical, and molecular laboratories
• Support from in-house scientists, including researchers, facilities staff, and collections managers
Participation is free of charge and is provided on the basis of scientific excellence of a proposal, reviewed by a Selection Panel. Priority is given to new users and projects addressing EC Societal Challenges.
A typical project is 1-6 weeks in duration.
In a separate call (Spring 2021), Virtual Access will also be provided to digital material held at the collections, free of charge. Digitisation-on-demand requests will be reviewed in two annual calls.
Call closes 15 April, 17.00 UK time.
This website is developed by the AANChOR Coordination and Support Action, aimed to support the implementation of the Belém Statement, which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 818395.