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Global Facility Center provides 3 services; Open Facility, Instrumental Analysis, and Equipment Market. GFC integrated website allows you to use all these services including a registration, request an analysis, register your facility, sell and purchase research equipment, and the payment. To use Open Facility and Instrumental Analysis, you need a user registration. Please refer to the following guide and start using our services.
There are 3 types of ID. Please refer to the following figure.
To get your ID, please go to [Service Login > New User]
2-2. User Manager Registration(If your completed this step, please move to the User Registration)
Process for User Manager Registration.
Holders of a faculty number (SSO-ID) in Hokkaido University,
⚠︎SSO-ID will be handled accordance with the operation in Hokkaido University.
The access will be limited within the university campus except otherwise permitted.
⚠︎Please be aware that It may take some time to approve your registration.
Process for User Registration
Target: Within & Outside Campus
Open Facility Service makes the equipment contributed by various researchers available for sharing both on and off campus.
Target: Within & Outside Campus
Instrumental Analysis Service offers 4 main services utilizing the experiences accumulated over the years; Mass Spectrometry, Elemental Analysis, Amino Acid Analysis, and Protein Sequencing)
Target: Within Campus
Equipment Market Service promotes Reuse & Recycle of the Research equipment owned by Hokkaido University
*Equipment Market Service is limited to the faculty members in Hokkaido University as of April, 2018
Previous system was enhanced to ensure users’ convenience and security was strengthened.
The new system has following functions.
Please download a user guide for each service from the below.
Also, the website for each service provides a user guide.
In this section, payment information for Open Facility Service and Instrumental Analysis Service will be provided.
Depending on weather users are from within or outside campus, payment methods and charges for services are different. Please refer to the following.
7-1-1. Open Facility
Please pay by transferring cost
Transfer of the cost will be conducted every 3 months (*1 reference)
|Period of Use||Period of Transfer Cost||Memo|
|First||Feb-Jun.||Middle of Aug.||Depending on the deadline of the settlement, the period of use could be modified to between Mar. to Jun.|
|Second||Jul.-Sep.||Middle of Nov.|
|Third||Oct.-Dec.||Middle of Feb.|
|Forth||Jan.||Middle of Mar.||Depending on the deadline of the settlement, the period of use could be modified to Jan. to Feb.|
|First Quarter||Second Quarter||Third Quarter||Fourth Quarter|
|General Management Fund||○||○||○||○|
|Research Related Fund||○||○||○|
|Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research||○||○||○|
*Name of the fund is not official
7-1-2. Instrumental Analysis (Please click here for more information)
|Period Subject to Payment||Budget transfer period||General Management Fund/Donation||External funds|
|Apr.-Jun.||Mid of Aug.||Available||Available|
|Jul.-Sep.||Mid of Nov.||Available||Available|
|Oct.-Dec.||Mid of Feb.||Available||Available|
|Jan.||End of Feb.||Available||Available|
|Feb.||End of Mar.||Available||Available|
|Mar.||Mid of Aug. in next fiscal year||Available *deducted from next fiscal year’s fund||Not available *Except the ones that can be carried forward|
7-2-1. Open Facility
Invoice will be issued, please transfer the total amount to the specified bank account by the specified date. (*3 reference)
|Period of Use||Invoice Issue Period|
|First||Apr.-Jun.||Around the middle of Aug.|
|Second||Jul.-Sep.||Around the middle of Nov.|
|Third||Oct.-Dec.||Around the middle of Feb.|
|Forth||Jan.-Mar.||Around the middle of Apr.|
7-2-1. Instrumental Analysis
*Shipping fee will be charged to each user (less than 100yen will be rounded up). Please be aware that the cost varies depending on the weight. Please specify a shipping method when you apply.