SYNTHESYS Final call - Access to taxonomy facilities

An opportunity to apply for funding to use one of several European taxonomy facilities

The SYNTHESYS Management Team are pleased to announce the fourth and final call for applications of the SYNTHESYS3 project under the current European Commission's FPVII European-funded Integrating Activities funding scheme (312253).

SYNTHESYS Access funding is available to provide scientists (Users) based in European Member, Associate and Candidate States to undertake short visits to utilise the infrastructure (comprising the collections, staff expertise and analytical facilities) at one of the 18 partner institutions operating Taxonomic Access Facilities (TAFs) for the purposes of their research. This is the last of four annual calls for applications during the project’s four-year duration.

Access Call 4 will officially open for applications on 21st July 2016. The Call 4 deadline will be 17:00 (UK time) Thursday 13th October, 2016. Awarded visits must be completed by the end of July 2017.

For further details, please see the SYNTHESYS website: or contact