Instrument usage is charged automatically based on the instrument's computer login time via PPMS system. Instrument usage time is used for billing.
Billing will be done every month except for summer where july and august fees will be charged together. Charges of the instrument fees will be communicated individually to PI and their administrative contact. Fees wil appear in the respective PI SAP portal.
Fees have been calculated according to recommendations of the Swiss National Funding (SNF).