The Core Technologies for Life Sciences congress is a major international event for core facility professionals, which will bring together 300+ delegates from all over Europe (previous editions in Institut Pasteur-Paris, EMBL-Heidelberg and VIB-Gent:

In Lisboa (September 14-16, 2021), the CTLS2021 meeting will take place in a beautiful location, The Calouste Gulbenkian building, located near Avenida de Berna.

The programme is constantly evolving, but several key topics will be discussed, such as:

· Building a successful career in Core Facilities
· Core Facility Benchmarking
· Core Facility Automation
· Quality Management
· Funding Core Facilities and Research Infrastructures
· Methodological and Technological Development in Core Facilities
· Multi-institutional Core Facility Sharing Models
· Open Science and Integrity in Scientific Data

Keynote talks from Florian Jug, Michela Bertero and Jan Hrusak will be focused on machine learning, open science and strategic framework for European infrastructures.

The congress will feature eight plenary sessions, several round tables, poster sessions, satellite meetings and workshops. For more details about the program, deadlines and registrations, please visit or email us at

CTLS2020 – The Core Technologies for Life Sciences congress: an opportunity you should not miss