Interdisciplinary Neurobehavioral Core (INBC)
Medizinische Fakultät Heidelberg

Pricing for academic users

 

The Interdisciplinary Neurobehavioral Core (INBC) was introduced in July 2013 via 'innovation funds' from the State Ministry of Baden-Württemberg to Prof. Rohini Kuner, Prof. Sabine Herpertz and Prof. Wolfgang Wick and core funding provided by the Medical Faculty of Heidelberg University.

User fees ensure to keep the core operational and sustainable. The user fees only cover the operating costs (maintenance of equipment and consumables, and animal housing).

The principal investigator will receive the invoice per university post after completion of the experiment or quarterly.

 

1)  Users are charged an hourly fee for all use of the equipment


Behaviour (1) 10 €/hr (2)
Surgery 10 €/hr
Surgery + motorized Stereotaxy 15 €/hr
Training (3) 25-50 €/hr

 

(1) long term longitudinal experiments will be charged separately.

(2) except von Frey test, BBB scoring and horizontal ladder test  5€/hr; LABORAS and Running Wheels 50 €/day.

(3) fixed cost per training.


 

 

2)  Users are charged a daily rate for the housing and care of animals 

 

Mouse 0.09 €/d
Mouse IVC 0.11 € /d
Rat 0.15 €/d

 

 

The amounts listed above are exclusive VAT for internal users (only employees of the University Clinic Heidelberg). For external users, 19% VAT is added. External users are employees of other independent Institutions, for example DKFZ, University Heidelberg, University Clinic Mannheim, University Mannheim, EMBL, MPI etc...