MIRRI receives its ERIC plate from the European Commission

On 21 October 2022, MIRRI receives from the European Commission (EC) the MIRRI-ERIC plate, which signifies the formal recogniton of its European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) status.

The ceremony takes place during the International Conference on Research Infrastructures, ICRI 2022, in Brno, Czech Republic.

The plate is handed over by Joanna Drake, Deputy Director-General at the EC’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, and by Francisco Colomer, Chair of the ERIC Forum.

Receiving the plate, on behalf of MIRRI, is Marta Coelho Abrantes, from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT).

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MIRRI granted the ERIC status by the European Commission

Braga (Portugal) and Valencia (Spain), 13 July 2022 – On 16 June 2022, the Microbial Resource Research Infrastructure (MIRRI), the pan-European distributed Research Infrastructure for the preservation, systematic investigation, provision and valorisation of microbial resources and biodiversity, has been granted the legal status of European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) by the European Commission (EC).
MIRRI thus becomes the 24th ERIC established since the very first one in 2011.

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