Call for two new members of the ELIXIR Industry Advisory Committee (IAC)

The ELIXIR Board is inviting candidates from life science companies to join the ELIXIR Industry Advisory Committee (IAC). Given the current distribution of expertise within the committee, applications are particularly encouraged from experts in the fields of plant and crop sciences and agritech, as well as scientific publishing and AI in life sciences. 

Interested candidates should send a completed CV, as well as the completed IAC Nomination document to Joana Wingender (joana.wingender[at]elixir-europe[dot]org) by Tue, 15 October. The summaries of nominees’ CVs will be reviewed by the ELIXIR Board in November 2019. The ELIXIR Board will appoint two new candidates to the IAC. 

Membership of IAC

To reflect the breadth of ELIXIR, the IAC should comprise industry representatives from user communities accessing ELIXIR resources as well as suppliers and publishers. The ELIXIR Board will look to appoint an IAC made up of members that collectively have skills and experience in all of the following areas:

  • Domain specific knowledge of the application areas supported by ELIXIR, i.e. plant sciences, agriculture- food & nutrition, marine, pharma, healthcare & diagnostics, toxicology, -omics sciences, biotechnology
  • Users of resources run by ELIXIR partners
  • The commercial provision of informatics services
  • SMEs
  • The commercial provision of HPC, storage and cloud computing
  • Scientific publishing

Further information on the role of the IAC and the process for appointment are available in the support document linked below:

- Supporting Document
- CV template for the nomination of new members of the ELIXIR IAC

Wed 17 July 2019