France-BioImaging and Euro-BioImaging, a new step was taken.
The Preparatory Phase of EuBI, (a pan‐European research infrastructure project on ESFRI Roadmap) lasted from Dec 2010 to May 2014. Euro-BioImaging entered now the Interim Phase, with representatives of 12 countries and EMBL (as an international organization) working together towards the future implementation of the infrastructure. France with Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, Israel, Italy, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, The Netherlands, United Kingdom and EMBL is one of the signatories constituting the Euro-BioImaging Interim Board that governs the Interim Phase prior to operation.
FBI, part of the Game. In this phase, France-BioImaging represents the French Task force. In agreement with the Ministry (MESR) and the CNRS, FBI supports the French Financial Participation to this Interim Phase and participates to the Interim Board. Tasks of the Interim Board are to decide on the legal model and governance structure, finance plan and user access policy. IB will be also directly involved in the definition of criteria for the future Euro-BioImaging Hub, its choice and its missions.