Four UCMR principal investigators receive money for mid-range equipment
The Faculty of medicine board and the Faculty of science and technology board have decided grants to applicants of mid-range equipment. Four UCMR Pis receive money: Ronnie Berntsson, Felipe Cava, Gerhard Gröbner, and Nicolò Maccaferri.
Text: Ingrid Söderbergh
The distribution of money was as follows:
Ronnie Berntsson, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, 180 000 SEK for Creating the BioMolecular Characterization Umeå
Felipe Cava, Department of molecular Biology, receives 420 000 SEK for Upgrading UHRF with imaging equipment.
Gerhard Gröbner, Department of Chemistry, receives 1 250 000 SEK for a 850 MHz NMR Parallel Steering Unit.
Nicolò Maccaferri, Department of Physics, receives 700 000 SEK for an electron beam lithography (EBL) system.
Definition of mid-range equipment
Mid-range equipment is defined as equipment with a purchase price normally in the range of 250,000 to 4,000,000 SEK. Equipment purchased through this program will be placed at the disposal of other researchers, as far as availability allows and upon request.