Skip to main content

SymbNET Research Exchange Program

January 1, 2022 – October 12, 2023

Registrations are closed


Research Exchange Program

Short-term collaborative research exchanges


The "SymbNET Research Exchange Program" funds short-term visits of PhD students and Postdocs to another SymbNET partner institution.


These visits consist of collaborative research projects in host-microbe symbioses focusing on genomics and metabolomics and involving at least one group from FCG-IGC or ITQB NOVA and one group from EMBL, UNIL, or CAU.


PhD students or Postdocs from FCG-IGC or ITQB NOVA can apply to visit collaborators at CAU, UNIL or EMBL, and doctoral students or Postdocs from CAU, UNIL or EMBL can apply to visit collaborators at FCG-IGC or ITQB NOVA. The collaboration may be based on wet-lab research or bioinformatics and should last between 1 to 4 weeks.


SymbNET will cover the costs of travelling and lodging. The cost of research reagents will be covered up to €2.000 per project. 


The call for proposal submissions is continuous until the 12th of October 2023. SymbNET will fund 12 projects over the three years of the project (2021-2023).


For any enquiries, please contact


“This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 952537 "






Start: January 1, 2022
End: October 12, 2023
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (FCG-IGC)

Online event

Related files

  • SymbNET Short Term Visits_Regulation.pdf

Detected timezone