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Portugal signs up to ELIXIR

Portugal has just become the tenth country to ratify the ELIXIR Consortium Agreement (ECA), joining the UK, Sweden, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Norway, the Netherlands, Israel and EMBL as full members. The ECA provides the legal basis for ELIXIR...Read more
Posted: Tue 8 July 2014

Call for nominations for Industry Advisory Committee members

ELIXIR invites industry representatives to put themselves forward for ELIXIR's Industry Advisory Committee (IAC). This high-level body will provide strategic advice to ELIXIR on its emerging services and industry support activities. The summary CV document below should be completed and...Read more
Posted: Fri 13 June 2014

ELIXIR and Euro-BioImaging agree Image Data Strategy

On June 11th, Euro-BioImaging and ELIXIR published a joint collaboration strategy on image data to support access to biological image data and link it to biomolecular data. This collaboration is an important example of two European research infrastructures joining up...Read more
Posted: Wed 11 June 2014

eduGAIN Data Protection Code of Conduct endorsed by ELIXIR

ELIXIR has recently endorsed the eduGAIN Data Protection Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct has also been endorsed by the CLARIN and DARIAH ESFRI Research Infrastructures, and the DASISH cluster project. Further information is available here .Read more
Posted: Tue 10 June 2014

ELIXIR endorses principles of Force11

ELIXIR has endorsed the data citation principles of Force11 . Force11 is a community of scholars, librarians, archivists, publishers and research funders that has arisen organically to help facilitate the change toward improved knowledge creation and sharing. A full list...Read more
Posted: Fri 6 June 2014

ELIXIR 'prioritised' by ESFRI

The Competitiveness Council yesterday approved a decision to include ELIXIR as one of three prioritised Research Infrastructures, along with the European Spallation Source (ESS) and the Earth Plate Observing System (EPOS). The process of prioritising these Research Infrastructures was led...Read more
Posted: Tue 27 May 2014

Single sign on for life sciences - ELIXIR and eduGAIN

ELIXIR is featured in an article in the latest edition of GEANT's CONNECT magazine, which is available here . In the article, Dr Tommi Nyronen, the Head of Node for ELIXIR Finland, explains more about the concept of single sign...Read more
Posted: Mon 19 May 2014

Job Vacancy: ELIXIR UK looks for Software Engineer

ELIXIR UK is currently looking for a Software Engineer. The post is based at the University of Oxford's, e-Research Centre and has a closing date of 28 May. Further information is available here .Read more
Posted: Fri 9 May 2014

Israel becomes latest ECA country

Israel has today become the ninth country to ratify the ELIXIR Consortium Agreement (ECA), joining the UK, Sweden, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Norway, the Netherlands, Denmark and EMBL. The ECA provides the legal basis for ELIXIR and ratification means...Read more
Posted: Tue 29 April 2014

ELIXIR Nodes team up for secure data

The ELIXIR Nodes in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway have joined up with NordForsk's Nordic eInfrastructure Collaboration to work on the ‘ Tryggve ’ project, a collaborative effort to manage and process sensitive biomedical data. An interview with Antti Pursula,...Read more
Posted: Tue 15 April 2014

Outcomes of first ELIXIR Board meeting

A number of great steps forward were taken at the first ELIXIR Board meeting in Helsinki on 7-8 April 2014. The draft ELIXIR programme for 2014-2018 was discussed in great detail by Members and is due to be adopted in...Read more
Posted: Wed 9 April 2014

Denmark ratifies ELIXIR Consortium Agreement

Denmark has today become the eighth country to ratify the ELIXIR Consortium Agreement (ECA), joining the UK, Sweden, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Norway, the Netherlands and EMBL. The ECA provides the legal basis for ELIXIR and ratification means that...Read more
Posted: Wed 19 March 2014

ELIXIR Norway to co-host SocBiN annual conference

The 14th SocBiN (Society for Bioinformatics in Northern Europe) annual conference in bioinformatics will take place June 11-13 in Oslo, Norway, co-organized by the Norwegian Bioinformatics Platform and ELIXIR Norway. Further information can be found here .Read more
Posted: Tue 18 March 2014

Nature Genetics call for data analysis

Nature Genetics has issued a call for Data Analysis papers, which references ELIXIR and the Global Alliance. Further information is available here .Read more
Posted: Mon 3 March 2014

Job Vacancy: ELIXIR Project Manager

A vacancy is currently open for the post of ELIXIR Project Manager . The closing date for applications is 9 March 2014. The full job desciption is available here .Read more
Posted: Mon 10 February 2014

Job vacancy: ELIXIR Event Officer

A vacancy is currently open for the key post of ELIXIR Event Officer . The closing date for applications is 9 March 2014. A full job description is available here .Read more
Posted: Mon 10 February 2014

Netherlands ratifies ELIXIR Consortium Agreement

The Netherlands has today become the seventh country to ratify the ELIXIR Consortium Agreement (ECA), which provides the legal basis for ELIXIR. The Netherlands now joins the UK, Sweden, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Norway and EMBL in becoming full...Read more
Posted: Fri 31 January 2014

Jointly designing a data fairport

On 13 - 16 January, the Dutch ELIXIR Node, in cooperation with the Netherlands eScience Center and the Lorentz Center, organized an ‘unconference’ entitled: ‘Jointly designing a Data FAIRPORT’. During these four days key aspects of a global infrastructure for...Read more
Posted: Mon 27 January 2014

Establishing joint principles for data sharing

Partners from the EU-funded BioMedBridges cluster project have developed a joint position on the principles for data sharing across European Research Infrastructures. The document outlines the context in which data held by the Research Infrastructures involved is produced, archived, shared...Read more
Posted: Thu 23 January 2014

Norway commits to supporting ELIXIR

Inge Jonnason (C), Head of Norwegian ELIXIR Node, with Robert-Jan Smits (L) and Finn Drablos (R) Norway is now the sixth country - and seventh member - to ratify the ELIXIR Consortium Agreement (ECA), the document providing the legal basis...Read more
Posted: Mon 6 January 2014

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