A quick overview of the different MAX IV General Access Proposal types

Proposal typeDescriptionProposal Template
BAGAvailable in the research area “Structural Biology” for experiments at the BioMAX beamline. Applications accepted in the Fall Cycle calls, with submission deadline in March.
Accepted BAG proposals are valid for four beamtime cycles (two years)
Proposal Template
Commissioning ExpertsMAX IV from time to time welcome the submission of proposals, following special criteria, for scientific experiments that will help in the commissioning of new beamline capabilities. Commissioning Experts Proposal Template
Fast AccessMAX IV offers access on short notice, for a limited amount of shifts, to experiments that require timely access to our facilityFast Access Template
NormalThe standard proposal type available for all beamlines
Normal proposals are valid for one beamtime cycle (6 months)
Proposal Template
Training & EducationUsed for applications related to a university course, a training workshop or other activities benefitting from a training beamtime.Training & Education Template.