ELIXIR Programme 2014-2018

ELIXIR's first five year programme is guiding the implementation of ELIXIR until 2018.

ELIXIR Programme 2014-2018 (.pdf)

The eight strategic objectives of the ELIXIR Programme are to: 

  1. Establish a distributed infrastructure that scales with the challenge
  2. Secure and deliver the core data resources underpinning life science research
  3. Provide discoverable tools, services and connectors to drive data access and exploitation
  4. Provide robust technical platforms and clouds for secure data access, data exchange and compute
  5. Develop and maintain standards for data management, reuse and integration
  6. Partner with user communities in a sustainable manner to ensure high and lasting impact
  7. Close the computational biology skills gap through a comprehensive training programme for professionals
  8. Support innovation in “big-data biology”