Upcoming events

Innovation and SME Forum: Basel, Switzerland, 9 June 2015

9 Jun 2015

Registration is now open for the ELIXIR Innovation and SME Forum: 'Data-driven innovation in the pharma and biotech industries' in Basel, Switzerland, on 9 June 2015. Organised by SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and ELIXIR, the event will take place alongside the successful Basel Computational Biology Conference, which runs from 7-10 June. 

ELIXIR Data Carpentry workshop and hackathon

22 Jun 2015 to 25 Jun 2015

The second event of the ELIXIR Pilot Project ”Working up and building the foundation for Data Carpentry and Software Carpentry within ELIXIR” will be hosted by the ELIXIR Netherlands on 22-25th June 2015. The event will be held at the Utrecht University and will be co-run by Karthik Ram (Data Carpentry, University of Berkley and ROpenSci) and Aleksandra Pawlik (Data Carpentry, Software Carpentry and the Software Sustainability Institute at the University of Manchester).

The event will consist of a two-day hackathon to develop and improve teaching materials for computational methods in life sciences and a two-day Data Carpentry workshop.

More information about the events can be found in the announcements below.


10 Jul 2015 to 14 Jul 2015

ELIXIR will co-host a 'special session'  with the National Institute of Health's Big Data to Knowledge inititive (NIH BD2K)  at this years ISMB/ECCB conference to be held in Dublin, Ireland, 10-14 July 2015, examining the relationship between our two initiatives though a number of presentations and opportunity for discussion.

The special session will be held on Monday 13th of July, 14:00-15:00.

ELIXIR will also be exhibiting at the conference. Please come visit us at booth 15.

First Annual Danish Bioinformatics Conference

27 Aug 2015 to 28 Aug 2015

ELIXIR Denmark is inviting Danish bioinformatics to join them for the first Annual Danish Bioinformatics conference to be held in Odense from 27-28 August 2015.

The aim of the conference is to provide bioinformaticians in Denmark, or those with ties to the community, to learn about the latest on Danish bioinformatics research and tools development.
Registration and further information about the event can be found via the ELIXIR-Denmark website.

Symposium: Open bridges for life science data

17 Nov 2015 to 18 Nov 2015

This international, open symposium, hosted by ELIXIR and held in the newly refurbished Wellcome Conference Centre near Cambridge in the UK, brings together researchers in imaging, bio-banking, bioinformatics, clinical trials, mouse models, chemical biology and translational research to discuss the major issues in data interoperability for the life sciences.