The open labs infrastructure can be accessed by three different ways: submission of research proposals, contracted technological services or cooperation agreements. The entire process of submitting research proposals, negotiating conceptual proposals for technological services and initial steps for technical-scientific cooperation agreements is carried out by this web-based platform.
Select the way to access the open facilites that better fits your needs.
Complete and submit the electronic forms.
For technological services and cooperation agreements a first contact will be done by a CTI´s officer after receiving the electronic form.
Research proposals after submission follow the sequence:
The CTI open labs provides safety for both the researchers and the specialized equipment. In order to prevent from seriously injuring researchers, users must obey the safety rules and proceed with caution. In order to not contaminate the equipment being used, there are certain gowning procedures in the cleanrooms that must be followed. The following list of general rules briefly summarizes the current operational practice at open labs. All users must read, understand and obey these rules in order to maintain their access privileges.
Not bring any food or drink into any area of the Labs.
Always follow instructions from the Lab staff.
Users must keep the lab clean and organized.
Users must maintain professional composure at all the times.
Users must follow Lab staff orientations for waste disposal.
Users must be trained and certified before processing samples and operating tools.
Users must obtain permission prior to store new chemicals or samples in the Lab.
Helpful links and resources to familiarize yourself with lab safety practices: