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FAQs



Preparing for a research grant application not only requires sourcing for the right information, you want to be sure to plan ahead of time to meet the grant submission requirements and deadlines. The following are frequently asked questions related to the Grant Central program and relevant grant application information. Click on the link for details and check back often as we continue to bring you the latest grant writing tips.


Q: I am interested in a demo, when should I put in a request?

Q: Can I run a demo to show proof of concept for the experiments I need on the MS instrument that I am applying for?

Q: How do I justify for an Orbitrap or an upgrade?

Q: Where can I get recommended publications or white papers for my area(s) of research that utilizes Orbitrap technology?

Q: I need a sales quote, sole source specifications or comparative information, ASAP.

Q: Where do I get supplementary information for my grant application?





Q: I am interested in a demo, when should I put in a request?

A: Grant applications should include preliminary data to support a well-designed experiment and the significance of your research. If possible, plan in advance (e.g. at least 3 - 6 months) before the grant submission deadline to give yourself and our technical experts ample time to prepare and schedule for an instrument demo, to analyze the data and use it for your grant proposal write-up. Contact us


Q: Can I run a demo to show proof of concept for the experiments I need on the MS instrument that I am applying for?

A: Yes, but our bandwidth is limited and we cannot accommodate every demonstration request. Contact us early in your grant writing planning process so that we can get discussions rolling to determine the feasibility of your experiments. Our sales representative and technical experts will speak with you to understand your research, expected research outcomes and other expectations to build a successful demo to obtain preliminary data to support your research proposal.


Q: How do I justify for an Orbitrap or an upgrade?

A: Your confidence in the Thermo Scientific™ Orbitrap technology demonstrates recognition of the high standards of performance of this technology within the scientific community. Our grant resources are available to provide conclusive justifications which will aid in substantiating the need for an Orbitrap based mass spectrometer.


Q: Where can I get recommended publications or white papers for my area(s) of research that utilizes Orbitrap technology?

A: Information can be found in Grant Central Resources. Depending on the application area, individual documents contain corresponding references that are highly recommended for better understanding of the technology and its benefits towards a particular research study. Additionally, browse the Orbitrap Science Library for more available resources.


Q: I need a sales quote, sole source specifications or comparative information, ASAP.

A: If you are not already in contact with our local sales representative, contact us and we will have a dedicated and qualified sales representative for your region attend to your specific request. We would advise getting in contact earlier to facilitate sufficient time for our sales representative to respond to you with any other requested changes.


Q: Where do I get supplementary information for my grant application?

A: For a sales quotation, contact your local sales representative or Contact us. For product specifications, browse our product pages and view available specifications documents. For grant writing resources, visit our Grant Central Resources page.