Call for abstracts BioSB 2019 conference

The 5th Dutch Bioinformatics and Systems Biology conference (BioSB 2019) will be held on April 2-3 at Congrescentrum De Werelt in Lunteren. You can submit an abstract for an oral presentation in one of the parallel topical sessions at the conference. The extended submission deadline is February 8! The BioSB 2019 is organised by the BioSB research school together with… Continue reading

Dutch ELIXIR Node officially established

ELIXIR-NL was officially approved and formally established at the first ELIXIR Board meeting earlier this month, together with the ELIXIR Nodes of Denmark, Estonia, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, the Czech Republic and EMBL-EBI. The Dutch Node is hosted and coordinated by DTL. During the meeting a template Collaboration Agreement was adopted. This agreement will form the basis for individual… Continue reading

Netherlands joins international ELIXIR consortium on biological data

Utrecht, 3 February 2014 On the 28th of January 2014, the Dutch State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science, Sander Dekker, has ratified the international ELIXIR Consortium Agreement (ECA). This makes The Netherlands the seventh country – and eighth formal member of the ELIXIR research infrastructure with the tagline ‘Data for Life’.  Data for Life As the tagline suggests, the… Continue reading

Jointly designing a Data FAIRPORT

On the 13th to 16th of January 2014 the Dutch ELIXIR Node, in cooperation with the Netherlands eScience Center and the Lorentz Center, organized an ‘unconference’ titled:  ‘Jointly designing a Data FAIRPORT’. During these four days key aspects of a global infrastructure for effective data publishing, discovery, sharing and re-use for eScience experimentation were discussed. The workshop brought together 25… Continue reading

ELIXIR launched as a legal entity

On 18 December 2013, ELIXIR enters its permanent phase as Estonia becomes the fifth country to ratify the ELIXIR Consortium Agreement. This marks the formal launch of the infrastructure for biological data in Europe, supporting life science research and its translation to medicine, the bioindustries and society. ELIXIR today becomes an independent legal entity as Estonia joins the United Kingdom,… Continue reading