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Transnational Access Pilot Programme Platform

First Transnational Access call (January - April 2021)

The TNA programme aims to financially and logistically support the access (on-site and remotely) of external users to the 14 IS_MIRRI21 research infrastructures across Europe to carry out their research projects. This initiative offers access to a wide variety of microbial resources, laboratories and state-of-the-art facilities and technological platforms.

The Transnational access includes:

TNA funding does not include:

The TNA programme sponsors researchers’ 

The first TNA programme workshop targeted at Liaison Officers and MIRRI’s members was hosted in September 2020.

Modes of access

The TNA programme provides two means of access: on-site and remote access.

On-site access: in this type of access, the users visit the infrastructure and carry out their research projects on-site. The facility provides scientific, technical and logistic support.

Remote access: this does not involve an in-person visit of users to the infrastructures. There are two types of remote accesses:

The Access Officer is the main contact person to discuss the details about the TNA application.

Access Officer
Adriana Chiarelli

The Transnational Access Pilot Programme aims to test the feasibility of access to resources and services provided by IS_MIRRI21 and standardise the procedures among the project partners. This action will be used to evaluate the reliability of the access platform for the communication and management of access requests. Two calls will be launched in January of 2021 and 2022 for the first and second TNA programmes!  

More information about the TNA Pilot Programme will be available soon.

Photo © François Gardy – Séquenceur Plate-Forme Génomique (PF1) – Institut Pasteur