Collaboration Goblet and ELIXIR Training

In April 2015, GOBLET (Global Organisation for Bioinformatics Learning, Education and Training) and ELIXIR have formed a Joint Training Strategy, which sets out how the two initiatives will collaborate on training going forward. The Strategy was developed by the Training Coordinator’s Group (TrCG) of ELIXIR. Celia van Gelder, programme manager DTL Learning is involved in both organisations; she is a member of the operational board of Goblet, and training… Continue reading

Registration open for ELIXIR SME forum in Basel

Registration is now open for the ELIXIR Innovation and SME Forum: ‘Data-driven innovation in the pharma and biotech industries’ in Basel, Switzerland, on 9 June 2015. Organised by SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and ELIXIR, the event will take place alongside the successful Basel Computational Biology Conference, which runs from 7-10 June. The one day event is aimed at the pharma and biotech companies that use public… Continue reading

SME event well visited by industry

ELIXIR, Wageningen University, and DTL held a successful two day ELIXIR Innovation and SME Forum in Wageningen on 18-19 March 2015. Eighty delegates attended the interactive two-day event, including over 50 companies. Large industry users such as Bayer, Syngenta and FrieslandCampina were present, and smaller plant breeding and food companies like Enza Zaden, Bejo Zaden and Nizo. Furthermore the meeting… Continue reading

ELIXIR Innovation and SME forum: Registration open

Data-driven innovation in the agri-food industries, Wageningen, Netherlands, 18-19 March 2015 Dear Industry stakeholder, We are delighted to announce that the ELIXIR Innovation and SME Forum in Wageningen, Netherlands, is now open for registration. Want to benefit from the big data revolution and to use big data for your R&D? Looking to use Europe’s free and commercial bioinformatics resources in your company’s R&D processes? Want… Continue reading

Registration open for ELIXIR Innovation and SME forum

ELIXIR HUB en ELIXIR NL invite industry stakeholders to register for the ELIXIR Innovation and SME Forum Data-driven innovation in the agri-food industries. The forum (18-19 March 2015, Wageningen, the Netherlands)  is aimed at agri-food companies that use public bioinformatics resources in their business and would like to further streamline this process. The event is jointly organised by ELIXIR-NL and the ELIXIR… Continue reading

DTL on track: kick-off DTL and ELIXIR-NL

On 1 December 2014, DTL organised ‘DTL on track’, the DTL and ELIXIR-NL kick-off event in the Rijtuigenloods in Amersfoort. A range of activities highlighted what the DTL Data, Technologies, and Learning programmes have to offer. Furthermore, the floor was given to partner organisations to co-create the event with us. The actual festive kickoff of DTL and the launch of… Continue reading

SIB opens call for international SIB Awards 2015

The SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics announces three SIB Awards 2015, two of which are open for the international bioinformatics community. SIB International Young Bioinformatician Award 2015 This award recognizes the excellent and promising young career of a scientist, or a project he/she has carried out, or a paper he/she has published in the field of bioinformatics or computational biology. The award… Continue reading

Five year programme ELIXIR published

ELIXIR’s scientific and technical Programme for 2014 – 2018 has now been published. The programme sets out the focus of activities that ELIXIR partners will carry out over the current five-year period. It was developed by over 100 scientists from across ELIXIR partner organisations. DTL, the Dutch Node of ELIXIR, will be involved in the data interoperability, training, and e-infrastructure programmes of work.