Past events

1 Oct 2014 - 2 Oct 2014

A workshop on HPC for Health Research will take place in Brussels on 1-2 Oct 2014, jointly organised by DG Connect and DG Research. Peter Longreen of the Danish ELIXIR Node will be taking part as a panelist at the workshop, representing ELIXIR.

More information about the event can be found here:

24 Sep 2014 - 25 Sep 2014

Co-located with the Research Data Alliance 4th Plenary Meeting, the 3rd EUDAT Conference will take place in Amsterdam on the 24-25 September 2014, addressing topical themes in the area of data infrastructure. Representatives from a number of ELIXIR Nodes will take part.

Further information about the event and registration can be found on the EUDAT website.

21 Sep 2014 - 24 Sep 2014

The XII Symposium on Bioinformatics will take place on 21-24 September in Sevilla, Spain co-organised by ELIXIR Partners CNIO. Further information about the event can be found here:

1 Jul 2014 - 2 Jul 2014

A joint workshop with TransPLANT to discuss future opportunities in plant/crop informatics took place in Hinxton, Cambridge on 1-2 July. The talks given are available below

Paul Kersey, Plant bioinformatics (.pdf)

Jean-Francois Gibrat, ELIXIR France and plants (.pdf)

Fabio Fiorani, European Plant Phenotyping Network (.pdf)

Andy Smith and Rafael Jimenez, ELIXIR governance and technical update (.pdf)

Jan-Peter Nap, Needs of the Plant Research Community - a Dutch perspective (.pdf)

Klaus Mayer, MIPS PlantsDB (.pdf)

Niklas Blomberg, ELIXIR Programme and pilots (.pdf)

Paweł Krajewski, Institute of Plant Genetics (.pdf)

Mario Caccamo, TGAC and plant sciences (.pdf)

Antoine Janssen, keyGene (.pdf)

Hadi Quesneville, plant sciences(.pdf)

Ziva Ramsak, agricultural informatics (.pdf)

Chris Rawlings, Big data in the agricultural and ecological sciences (.pdf)

Natalie Riviere, Biogemma (.pdf)















11 Jun 2014 - 13 Jun 2014

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

9 Jun 2014 - 10 Jun 2014

ELIXIR will be presenting on data management challenges in the life sciences at the e-IRG workshop in Athens on 9-10 June. The workshop is being held as part of the consultation process for the Horizon 2020 e-infrastructure Work Programme.  

The slides presented at the events are available here

26 May 2014 - 27 May 2014

A “Clinical Research Informatics’ Solution Days” workshop will be held on the 26th & 27th May in Duesseldorf, Germany, organised by ECRIN and other EU-funded projects.

During the workshop an overview of IT-tools and services for modern Clinical Studies will be given. The tools and services will also be demonstrated in interactive hands-on sessions.

Registration for the workshop is possible from now on at following web site:

The workshop  programme and additional information can also be found on in the web site.

7 May 2014 - 8 May 2014

ELIXIR Chair, Alf Game, will give a talk on ELIXIR and big data in bioinformatics during the Big Data and Open Data conference in Brussels on 7-8 May. The two-day conference is organised by ERF-AISBL in collaboration with Elettra - Sincrotrone Trieste. The conference website is available here.

6 May 2014 - 8 May 2014

The Heads of Nodes and Node Technical Coordinators meeting will take place in Sandhamn, Sweden on 6-8 May 2014. This meeting is for the ELIXIR Heads of Nodes and Node Technical Coordinators only.

29 Apr 2014 - 30 Apr 2014

Registration is now open for a knowledge exchange workshop on RDF (Resource Description Framework) for BioMedBridges partners, which will be held in Berlin on 29-30 April 2014. Further information about the event can be found here. Book before February 28th to secure a place.