Research Grant

Research grant

Are you a student in life sciences?
Are you currently writing your thesis or internship report?
Can your research benefit from live-cell imaging?
Then the CytoSMART Research grant might be interesting for you!


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The CytoSMART Research Grant is an initiative to help motivated students and researchers improve their project's quality. The grant offers a CytoSMART live-cell imaging device that can be used for research purposes for a specified period of time. These devices are suitable for monitoring cell cultures in any research topic that could benefit from live-cell imaging.

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What does this research grant contain?

  • >> The applicant receives either a CytoSMART Lux2, Lux3 BR, Lux3 FL, or Omni live-cell imaging microscope, all the corresponding accessories, and consultancy from our product specialists during the agreement period.
  • >> The applicant will be provided with the necessary training needed for operating the device.
  • >> The digital microscope can be used for a minimum of 4 months and may not exceed a maximum of 18 months.
  • >> After the agreement period has expired, the device has to be returned following instructions from CytoSMART.

    Who can apply?

  • >> The applicant must be currently registered at an educational institution or employee of a research group or research institution.
  • >> The applicant must perform research that will highly benefit from using real-time imaging devices.
  • >> A minimum qualification of an undergraduate degree.

    How do I apply?

  • >> You can apply by filling in the application form and submitting it via the form below.
  • >> The application period starts on September 5th and will last until October 1st2022.
  • >> The winner will get notified within a reasonable period before starting the agreement.


    CytoSMART Research Grant agreement period

  • >> Application period: September 5, 2022 - October 1, 2022.
  • >> Start of agreement: October 29, 2022.
  • >> Agreement duration: 4 - 18 months.