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Euro-BioImaging update regarding COVID-19

Following closely the Covid-19 situation, Euro-BioImaging asks everyone involved, including Euro-BioImaging users, to align with the recommendations of their relevant national health departments.Euro-BioImaging will process the online submission of new user proposals as before, but flexibility needs to be applied when it comes to scheduling a physical user visit until available information on the European situation allows again for reliable and safe travel planning. Euro-BioImaging is also looki...

Euro-BioImaging ERIC opens the “Call for Nodes 2020”

Euro-BioImaging ERIC has opened its Call for Nodes 2020. Cutting-edge imaging facilities hosted by Euro-BioImaging member states and prospective member states, which are supported by their national authorities to become a Node of this pan-European research infrastructure, are invited to submit their Expression of Interest before June 15th, 2020. More information on the documentation that needs to be provided can be found in the Document Gallery of the Euro-BioImaging Web Portal as well as i...

Euro-BioImaging plays a key role in the new CORBEL brochure

"For the advancement of science: Working with European Life Science Research Infrastructures" is a new brochure created by CORBEL. The brochure explains the many advantages of working with Life Science Research Infrastructures, including why access to services and technologies they offer, their collaborative work, and the creation of common service pipelines are advancing life science research. Read and download the brochure here: https://www.corbel-project.eu/...

COVID-19 webinar series - "Imaging of infection"

The World Molecular Imaging Society (WMIS) is holding a series of COVID-19 webinar series called "Imaging of infection". Click here for more information....

Scientific project manager (user access)

For the new Euro-BioImaging Bio-Hub at EMBL in Heidelberg, we are looking for a Scientific Project Manager to support us in managing relevant aspects of the Euro-BioImaging operation. S/He will be integrated into the international Bio-Hub team, working closely together with colleagues in the fields of imaging technologies, project management, communication & outreach, image data analysis and science policy. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Coordination of user access to state-of-...

Global BioImaging training programme manager

Global BioImaging recently received a distinguished award by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI, https://chanzuckerberg.com/), which allows us to set-up an exciting as well as extensive training programme for core facility staff and managers. This program aims at building professional capacity internationally in this field by offering tailored training courses in e.g. imaging facility management and operation; image data management; latest imaging technologies; and more topics as requested by t...

Grant award to Global BioImaging

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has announced over $1.3 million (€1.2 m) in funding to support Global BioImaging; an international network of bioimaging facilities and communities coordinated by EMBL, with Euro-BioImaging as one major partner. The three-year grant will support Global BioImaging’s work to promote community building and training worldwide, and in this way also facilitate scientists to access the latest imaging technologies....

How to finance your access to Euro-BioImaging

Euro-BioImaging is a publicly funded, non-profit research infrastructure. Hence, the costs for scientists to access Euro-BioImaging services are kept to their minimum, with the sole aim to allow running the infrastructure. The costs vary – for instance, while access to data services is normally free of charge, access to technologies generally involves a fee. For more information please click here....

Call for Nodes

In March 2020, Euro-BioImaging will launch its next Call for Nodes. Cutting-edge imaging facilities hosted by Euro-BioImaging member states and prospective member states will be invited to submit their Expression of Interest to become part of this new European research infrastructure for imaging technologies in the life sciences, to openly offer their services to all European scientists and beyond. If you are interested in this call, you can find the procedure, criteria and the application ...

Euro-BioImaging Web Portal is now active

Following the successful first board meeting of Euro-BioImaging on 12-13 December in Helsinki, Euro-BioImaging is now operational and the login feature of the Euro-BioImaging Web Portal has been activated. Users can now login to the portal and submit proposals to access Euro-BioImaging imaging technologies. https://www.eurobioimaging.eu/login(The previously used Interim Web Access Portal can no longer be used to submit new proposals, but it remains online for processing previously subm...

Euro-BioImaging publishes a Special Edition Newsletter

On 29th October, 2019, after more than 10 years of preparatory work with active engagement from 25 national imaging communities, the European Commission officially established Euro-BioImaging as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC). To mark this achievement, Euro-BioImaging published a Special Edition Newsletter to give recognition to the community's effort in this process and revisit the importance of this remarkable achievement for European life science research. Read the newsl...

Registration & Abstracts for the 4th NEUBIAS conference (29/2-6/3, 2020) in Bordeaux, France, now open

The registration for the 4th NEUBIAS conference in Bordeaux, Feb 29- Mar 6 February 2020, is now open.NEUBIAS brings together life-scientists, bioimage analysts, microscopists, and image analysis developers from Europe and international partners in Australia, Singapore, Brazil and the USA (www.neubias.org). NEUBIAS is a forum to exchange the newest findings, applications, and cutting-edge developments in ...

Euro-BioImaging established as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium for state-of-the-art imaging services in biological and biomedical research

The European Commission has officially established Euro-BioImaging as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC). With its ERIC status, Euro-BioImaging is now legally recognised as a European research infrastructure for biological and biomedical imaging. All Euro-BioImaging services are accessible via www.eurobioimaging.eu.Euro-BioImaging ERIC is hosted by Finland, and the Statutory Seat of the ERIC is located in Turku, Finland. The Euro-BioImaging coordinating Hub consists in add...

Positive connectivity and community spirit at Euro-BioImaging’s Bio and Med Nodes Meetings

In October 2019, the first physical meetings of Euro-BioImaging’s Bio and Med Nodes took place at EMBL (site of the Bio Hub) and Torino University (site of the Med Hub). Together with Node representatives, Hub team members, national imaging coordinators and Euro-BioImaging Industry Board members gathered at both meetings; resulting in lively, interactive discussions including: methods to boost user outreach; raising financial support for transnational user access to Nodes; and, the generation ...

“I would definitely recommend Euro-Biomaging to others" – Tobias Kletter, an iNEXT-funded user to Euro-BioImaging, tells his story

Tobias Kletter is a PhD-student in the Reber lab at Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany. His research in the area of cell biology focuses on how mitotic spindles are adapted during cell differentiation. When some of his new experiments required automated microscopy techniques, together with his PI, Simone Reber, he applied to access the technology and expertise at the Euro-BioImaging Node at EMBL via the iNEXT open call. They found the application process to be straightforward and received po...

Euro-BioImaging and EU-Openscreen sign a collaboration agreement to boost their joint support of the European Life Science community

On 11.07.2019, at the meeting of ESFRI Research Infrastructures in the life sciences, Euro-BioImaging and EU-Openscreen signed a collaboration agreement to boost their joint support of the European Life Science community.In signing this agreement, Euro-BioImaging and EU-OPENSCREEN acknowledge the value and importance of their own field of expertise being embedded in a larger scope of technologies and services offered by complementary Research Infrastructures. Harmonizing user ...

Publication of the July 2019 EuBI newsletter

Here's the latest Euro-BioImaging newsletter! Including exciting updates and opportunities from Global BioImaging, COMULIS, the BioImageArchive, our IndustryBoard and EOSC-Life. Read it here: https://mailchi.mp/6ac0b580a4bd/euro-bioimaging-newsletter-13-july-2019...

Euro-BioImaging ERIC will launch with at least 15 founding members

Since May 2016, Euro-BioImaging has enjoyed a successful interim operation; offering life scientists open access to imaging services across its 29 Nodes Candidates throughout Europe. The next step is ERIC (European Research Infrastructure Consortium) status, and this will be launched with at least 15 founding members: Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland (the legal host), France, Hungary, Israel, Italy (site of the Med Hub), Norway, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, UK and ...

EMBL-EBI announces the launch of the BioImage Archive

With the advances in modern imaging technologies, the wealth of digital imaging data is rising exponentially. While this will lead to exciting breakthroughs, new challenges are also presenting themselves. The storage of data, its complexity and interoperability are but a few of the challenges for today’s life scientists. In response to these modern imaging trends, EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) is expanding its remit to include bioimaging data. Through its new,...

European Commission publishes Global BioImaging as Success Story on their website

On December 12th, the European Commission has published the article "Global network of research infrastructures promotes bioimaging technologies", highlighting Global BioImaging (GBI) as success story on their website. If you want to learn more about this international network of imaging infrastructures, please visit also our GBI website. Enjoy the read!...

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