Accounts are opened for one calendar year and are renewable each year on request.

Today, access to the cluster is not charged for academics. The platform reserves the right to review its billing policy. In this case, users would naturally be notified before its application and would be subject to a prior quotation.

The use of BiRD IT resources is conditioned by the acceptance of the charter.
When you use the core facility resources, please don't forget to thank BiRD in your publications and communications, in the following way: 
"We are most grateful to the Bioinformatics Core Facility of Nantes BiRD, member of Biogenouest, Institut Français de Bioinformatique (IFB) (ANR-11-INBS-0013) for the use of its resources and for its technical support".

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