CORBEL sets out to establish common infrastructure for biomedical research

The CORBEL cluster projects starts today to establish common research infrastructure to support Europe's biomedical research community.

CORBEL (Coordinated Research Infrastructures Building Enduring Life-science Services) is a four-year €14.5 million EU project that will harmonise user access to biological and medical technologies, biological samples and data services, required by cutting-edge biomedical research.

The CORBEL consortium brings together eleven major ESFRI Biological and Medical Research Infrastructures (BMS RI) in Europe. Their resources include biological data, physical biobank samples, imaging facilities and molecular screening centres. The project's goal is to create a joint platform that will reduce redundancy and simplify project management, transforming the ability of users to deliver advanced, cross-disciplinary research in Europe.

The project is financed by EU's HORIZON 2020 programme led by ELIXIR (Coordinator) and BBMRI (Co-coordinator).

Tue 1 September 2015