Steffi Suhr, ELIXIR Senior Project Manager, has recently produced a guest blog post for Scientific Data. Entitled 'Opening the bridges for life science data', the post provides an update on the BioMedBridges project and welcomes the opening of registration for the Symposium Open Bridges for Life Science Data, which takes place in Hinxton on 17-18 November.
11 May 2015, Hinxton, UK – ELIXIR has been awarded €19 million from the EU to accelerate the implementation of Europe’s life-science data infrastructure over the next four years. From September 2015, ‘ELIXIR-EXCELERATE’ will facilitate the integration of Europe’s bioinformatics resources, supporting all sectors of life-science R&D. It will deliver excellence to ELIXIR’s users by fast-tracking the development and deployment of essential data services.
ELIXIR is deligted to announce that Stephanie Suhr will join the ELIXIR Hub as Senior Project Manager with responsibility for further development of good project management practice within ELIXIR and to lead the project management unit for externally funded projects.
ELIXIR Finland was officially launched at an event in the Natural History Museum of Helsinki on the 4 May 2015.
The ELIXIR Hub is currently hiring two posts:
- Project Manager
- Personal Assistant to the ELIXIR Director
Full details of both posts are available on the ELIXIR vacancies page.
GOBLET (Global Organisation for Bioinformatics Learning, Education and Training) and ELIXIR have formed a Joint Training Strategy, which sets out how the two initiatives will collaborate on training going forward.
Developed on behalf of ELIXIR by the Training Coordinator's Group (TrCG), the Strategy sets out the areas for collaboration, including:
At the beginning of March representatives of eleven Czech universities and research institutes met in Prague to formally sign a consortium agreement setting up the Czech bioinformatics infrastructure, ELIXIR CZ.
Hinxton, UK - Tuesday 31st March 2015