The presentations given at the ELIXIR launch event on 18 December are now available below. The photos from the event are available via ELIXIR's Flickr page.
The event marked the ratification of the ELIXIR Consortium Agreement and the formal launch of ELIXIR as Europe's sustainable research infrastructure for biological data.
The day began with a private Founding Ceremony for ELIXIR Member States before opening into a public event on ELIXIR and Open Data.
Presentations from public Launch Event:
Robert-Jan Smits, Director General, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
The ESFRI roadmap for Large-scale Facilities and ELIXIR (no slides used)
Niklas Blomberg, ELIXIR Director
Octavi Quintana-Trias, Director, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
Jackie Hunter, Chief Executive, BBSRC, UK
Jérôme Wojcik, CEO, Quartz Bio
Jose Cotta, Head of Unit, Digital Science, DG CONNECT, European Commission (tbc)
Barend Mons, Netherlands ELIXIR Node
Janet Thornton, Director of EMBL-EBI