Basic Information

Full title: Capacity building in biomedical research through scientific exchange and co-development of research services

Acronym: CAPSID

Duration: July 2018 – June 2021

Main goal: Strengthening regional capacity and international scientific reputation in biomedical research through effective scientific networking, cross-border research collaboration, and co-development of a research service platform.

Specific goals:

  1. Increased scientific networking and international visibility of the cross-border virology community
    • Seminars, workshops and staff exchanges of the project partners
  2. Development of state-of-the-art service platform for production of biomedical relevant proteins for virology
    • Open access to service platform for external users
  3. Establishment of a long-term and sustainable collaborations
    • Memorandum of Understanding between project partners

Project partners:

  • Vienna Biocenter Core Facilities GmbH, AT
  • Biomedical Research Center SAV, SK

Total costs: € 573.165

Funded by: EU

Funding programme: Interreg V-A Slovakia-Austria

News & Events


Virology Conference 2019 in Bratislava

CAPSID project members Peggy Stolt-Bergner (VBCF), Ivana Nemcovicova (BMC SAV) and Martin Puchinger (VBCF) participated in the CzechoSlovak Virology Conference together with the 1st SK-AT Structural Biology Meeting 2019 in Bratislava. Read more…


Seminar series started!

In the framework of CAPSID, the seminar series on virology in the cross-boarder region has started with exciting talks by Prof. Ettrich at BMC and VBCF. Read more…


Kick-Off Meeting for Interreg project CAPSID!

On 17th July, the project partners VBCF and BMC met in Vienna to kick-off the Interreg project CAPSID. Read more…