Past events

1 Dec 2014

The formal launch of the Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences (DTL), host institute of the Netherlands ELIXIR Node, will take place in the Rijtuigenloods in Amersfoort, on the 1st December 2014 and is open to all interested parties to attend.

Registration and further information about the event can be found here:
27 Nov 2014 to 28 Nov 2014

ELIXIR UK is bringing the first Data Carpentry workshop to the UK to help researchers in life sciences become more productive and efficient in their work with data. The workshop will take place at the University of Manchester, 27-28 November 2014

For more details and registration please visit:

26 Nov 2014

EGI will be hosting a webinar entitled "RNA-Seq analysis with READemption - setup and usage in the EGI Federated Cloud" on 26 November, at 15:00 CET. The webinar will be presented by Konrad Förstner (Würzburg) and will focus on the implementation of the READemption pipeline (for computational evaluation of RNA) in the EGI Federated Cloud. This webinar is intended for researchers and developers interested in the use of EGI Federated Cloud.

More information can be found here:

24 Nov 2014 to 25 Nov 2014

Want to benefit from the big data revolution? Looking to use Europe’s free bioinformatics resources in your company's R&D processes? Want to know about how your company can benefit from the new Danish supercomputer for life sciences? Come to the ELIXIR Innovation and SME forum to learn how ELIXIR’s bioinformatics services and resources can help you. 

11 Nov 2014 to 12 Nov 2014

On 11th and 12th of November 2014 ELIXIR Director Niklas Blomberg and other representatives from ELIXIR are taking part in a Big Data in Biomedicine Challenges and Opportunities debate and open symposium being held in Barcelona The agenda for the meeting can be found here.

3 Nov 2014 to 4 Nov 2014

The second ELIXIR Board meeting takes place in Hinxton, UK on 3-4 November 2014. This meeting is only open to the ELIXIR Board and Observers.

17 Oct 2014

On Friday 17 October 2014, representatives from ELIXIR will be taking part in a RDA (Research Data Alliance) Europe Workshop on Data Sharing and Interoperability in Brussels. Further information about the event can be found on the RDA Europe website.

17 Oct 2014

The 9th CFGBC Symposium will take place in Ljubljana on October 17th, 2014, co-organised by ELIXIR.SI.

The symposium will cover topics such as the various applications of bio-chips, next generation sequencing, functional genomics and computational biology with a specific focus on gaining in-depth knowledge of diseases.

If you are interested in attending the event you can register on the CFGBC website

16 Oct 2014

A one day vocabulary workshop organised by ELIXIRBioMedBridges and RDA is taking place on Thursday 16 October 2014 in Brussels, one day before the collocated RDA Europe Workshop about Data Sharing and Interoperability.

1 Oct 2014 to 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: