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The PLOCAN Access Policy document establishes the guidelines for users to access to our facilities and services. Based on an agile management structure, PLOCAN fosters the use of its facilities and services by public research groups and by the private sector, both national and international communities.

PLOCAN offers a yearly and permanent Open Access call, based on a simple, flexible and user´s customized access system, always regulated by the principles of transparency, fairness and impartiality.

Access Committee Regulations


1. In order to request access to PLOCAN facilities, please, download and fulfill the Letter of Intent (ALI). This document is necessary to provide your main data contact and express you interest in the use of any particular resource/s, facility/ies and/or service/s offered by PLOCAN.

2. Send the document in PDF version to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using the following identification in the “subject section”: “ALI-name of your company-dd/mm/yyyy”. For example: ALI-XXXXXXXX- 01/05/2017

3. PLOCAN will acknowledge receipt and will manage this ALI stating the suitability of the proposal and verifying that the applicant can comply with PLOCAN’s access terms and conditions. This stage may require several interactions with the applicant, according to the complexity of the request. PLOCAN will accompany the user throughout the whole process in order to simplify the presentation of the documentation required.