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3rd Award for Technicians 2020

3rd Award for Technicians 2020

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3rd Award for Technicians 2020

The CRG is committed to strengthen and promote high-quality training for technicians, in the laboratories and at core facilities. This call aims to provide the CRG (including CNAG-CRG) technicians with additional opportunities to undertake training in the form of courses or workshops that are essential to their professional development and are NOT available within the CRG and/or PRBB Intervals training portfolio.

The CRG Awards for Training Technicians are to cover the costs of external training for technicians employed by the CRG that is of high relevance to their professional career. External training refers to structured training courses, workshops or e-learning courses on specific scientific/technical topics or complementary skills, offered by any recognized training institution, excluding the CRG and the PRBB. The principal objective of a training application must be developing or improving specific professional skills. The proposed training should be relevant to the present or future work of the applicant, and have an impact on her/his career development.


Laboratory and Core Facilities technicians employed by the CRG and CNAG-CRG are eligible to apply. The application need to be supported by a letter from the supervising PI, Team Leader or Head of Unit.


Three grants up to 1.000€ each (covering the trip, accommodation and course fees) are available. A breakdown budget should be included in the proposal.

Deadline and Submission:

The deadline for submitting proposals is 31st of January 2020. Proposal have to be submitted online through this FORM

The applicants should apply for a specific training opportunity, which takes place in year 2020. The retrospective applications (for expenditure already incurred on training courses) will not be considered.

Indicative timetable:

Selection and final decision about funded projects will be by the end of February 2020.

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