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SPS - Saclay Plant Sciences

SPS “Common Tools” Call for projects

Equipment to foster research and platforms

Since 2013, the SPS LabEx launches an annual call for projects dedicated to equipment for platforms or used in common by several teams.

Beyond the relevance of the equipment compared to what is already available in SPS laboratories (including platforms), we also evaluate the innovative aspect of the equipment, the collaborative involvement of teams or research units and its availability for internal and external users. The purpose of this SPS call is to allow laboratories and platforms to acquire advanced equipment enabling them to bring added value to their research and an innovative and original character to the services offered. This call for projects has also improved existing equipment (add-ons, upgrades, etc.).

Fifty four projects were submitted during the three editions of this call, and 31 were selected, corresponding to a total investment of the SPS LabEx of approximately 800K€.

The projects selected by SPS can be classified into different categories:

  • small equipment (10-50K€) that has often been funded entirely by the LabEx,
  • larger equipment (>50K€) for which SPS has contributed financially up to €50K.

Among the 31 projects selected, 23 projects were co-financed by the laboratories, the institutions or other funding sources such as the Ile-de-France Region or the IBISA network. In particular, the SPS “Common Tools” call allowed to initiate funding for large equipment to gain leverage in additional financing applications to other sources.

Examples of the facilities entirely or partially financed include:

  • a radioactivity scanning device for visible light and luminescence,
  • complete microscopy equipment for the new IPS2 institute,
  • a high-resolution mass spectrometer,
  • a high-throughput sequencer.

Témoignages

Mick Bourge, Imagerie-Gif platform, I2BC

“The "Dual e-FSC" module, co-financed by the SPS LabEx, was added to the Astrios sorter cytometer (Beckman Coulter) and helps in the simultaneous reading of large and small events (200 microns), giving access to the sorting of small objects hitherto ignored by cytometers. Such sensitivity opens up new perspectives of analysis for our community: quantifying the fluorescence correlated with cellular forms, achieving superior sorting at 95% purity. In addition, the proximity of other SPS platforms allows a downstream workflow such as imaging and omics analyses.”

mick.bourge[at]i2bc.paris-saclay.fr
https://www.imagif.cnrs.fr/?nlang=en
http://www.i2bc-saclay.fr/spip.php?article1138&lang=en

Claire Lurin, Interactomics platform (IPS2)

“Funding from the SPS LabEx allowed us to complete the Qpix 2 XT robot . Thanks to its new modules, it is now a multi-purpose tool allowing the sampling of numerous colonies of bacteria or yeasts (Picking Module), as well as the replication and the rearrangement of 96 or 384 plates (replication module / rearraying) and the "gridding" (or fingerprints) on Qtray from these plates.”

claire.lurin[at]ips2.universite-paris-saclay.fr
http://www.ips2.u-psud.fr/

Martine Gonneau, Biochemistry platform of the Plant Observatory

“The LabEx participated in the acquisition of an original instrument to measure protein-protein interactions (by Thermophoresis, Monolith): this technique enables the quantitative measurement of interactions between fluorescent biomolecules (not only proteins but also all kinds of ligands).”

martine.gonneau[at]versailles.inra.fr
https://www.observatoire-vegetal.inra.fr/