The ELIXIR Board is inviting candidates from life science companies to join the ELIXIR Industry Advisory Committee (IAC). Given the current distribution of expertise within the committee applications are particularly encouraged from experts representing SMEs and large companies in the pharma, marine and SaaS/HPC sectors.
Interested candidates should send a completed summary CV document to Pablo Roman, (pablo.roman[at]elixir-europe[dot]org) by 6 October 2017. The summaries of nominees’ CVs will be reviewed by the ELIXIR Board in November 2017.
Membership of IAC
To reflect the breadth of ELIXIR, the IAC should comprise industry representatives from user communities accessing ELIXIR resources as well as suppliers and publishers. The ELIXIR Board will look to appoint an IAC made up of members that collectively have skills and experience in all of the following areas:
- Domain specific knowledge of the application areas supported by ELIXIR, i.e. biology, pharma, medical, plant sciences and agri-food, marine and biotechnology
- Users of resources run by ELIXIR partners
- The commercial provision of bioinformatics services
- The commercial provision of HPC, storage and cloud computing
Further information on the role of the IAC and the process for appointment are available in the support document linked below.