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Welcome to the networked Consortium of European Taxonomic Facilities.
We are 45 scientific institutions of 19 European Countries joining efforts to promote training, research and understanding of systematic biology and palaeobiology.

We provide the resource for the work of thousands of researchers in a variety of scientific disciplines while stimulating pioneering innovation and envisioning new scientific and knowledge opportunities.

Taxonomic facilities
Knowledge Community
Earth Sciences collections
Life Sciences collections
Human Heritage collections
International Programs & Projects
Training, Workshops & Working groups
Science Policies, News, Events & Highlights
Funding opportunities & EU calls

Exploring and documenting the natural world
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