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SYNTHESYS Project funding is available to provide scientists (Users) based in European Member and Associated States (see below-right for eligible countries) to undertake short visits to utilize the infrastructure (namely the collections, staff expertise and analytical facilities) at one of the 18 partner institutions for the purposes of their research.

The 4th and final SYNTHESYS Access call will be open by 1st August 2016 at the latest.  Please check this website for updates.  Alternatively to be included on the mailing list please contact us.

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access_lead_image_widerWhat we offer

The 11 TAFs (Taxonomic Access Facilities) institutions represent an unparalleled resource for taxonomic research offering:

  • Collections amounting to over 390 million natural history specimens, including 4.1 million type specimens
  • Internationally renowned taxonomic and systematic skill base
  • Chemical analysis, molecular and imaging facilities

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