Mission and services
The mission of Facility Management is to provide adequate working spaces and functional research equipment, thereby allowing researchers to focus on their research, and to guarantee a safe working environment for all CRG members.
The following services are offered by Facility Management:
- manage space and equipment: organizing space and equipment, maintaining scientific assets in wet labs, overseeing the surveillance and alarm systems for goods stored at –20ºC, –80ºC and in cryogenic tanks and liaising with the services supplied by the PRBB of cleaning, security and maintenance (of power, air conditioning and data sockets)
- Health & Safety Office: implements health surveillances, a chemical safety programme, biosafety, safe handling of radiation (radioactivity, UV and laser), safe handling of cryogenics, emergency plan, safety trainings (including those of the welcome and training on basics, radioactivity, or cryogenics), hazardous waste management (for radioactive, biological, and chemical waste), accident investigation and maternity/parental health protection
- sustainability: energy and waste surveillance, improvement plan for energy saving
- media, cleaning and sterilization service (MCSS): clean and sterilize glass and plastic labware, prepare media and assure material supply