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Winter edition of Informed ELIXIR eNewsletter is available

The winter 2012/13 edition of Informed is now available. Register here to receive directly.Read more
Posted: Wed 30 January 2013

ELIXIR Scientific Advisory Board reviews Node Applications

The ELIXIR Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) held its first meeting in December 2012. At the meeting, Dr Robert Gentleman of the biotech company Genentech was elected to the Chair, with Professor Gunnar von Heijne of Stockholm University elected Vice Chair...Read more
Posted: Tue 22 January 2013

Portugal puts bioinformatics first

ELIXIR MoU has signature of 14 countries and EMBL Portugal has joined ELIXIR, the major European undertaking to safeguard the results of life science research. Portugal is the 14th nation to sign the ELIXIR Memorandum of Understanding (MoU): a first...Read more
Posted: Thu 29 November 2012

Guardian Highlights ELIXIR as vital Scientific Resource

In an article in the UK's Guardian newspaper, ELIXIR is highlighted as a vital scientific resource for Europe . The article is about potential threats to the proposed EU budget for science and innovation and the importance of protecting projects...Read more
Posted: Fri 23 November 2012

ELIXIR Seeks Founding Director

The key post of ELIXIR Founding Director is now currently open for applications, the closing date for which is 1 December 2012. The job advert, job description and link to the online application is available here .Read more
Posted: Tue 13 November 2012

Autumn edition of ELIXIR eNewsletter now available

The autumn 2012 edition of Informed is now available. Register here to receive Informed directly.Read more
Posted: Thu 18 October 2012

First ELIXIR Node Applications now under preparation

ELIXIR Member States are currently preparing the first round of ELIXIR Node Applications from their countries. This follows the agreement of a process, developed thoughout the summer of 2012 by a Working Group of the ELIXIR Interim Board, for the...Read more
Posted: Thu 27 September 2012

Czech Republic is latest country to join ELIXIR

ELIXIR MoU now has signature of 13 countries and EMBL Hinxton, 3 September 2012 – Czech Republic is the latest country to pledge its commitment to participate in ELIXIR , the emerging research infrastructure for biological information. ELIXIR is a...Read more
Posted: Mon 3 September 2012

Summer edition of Informed now available

The Summer 2012 edition of Informed , ELIXIR's eNewsletter is now available. If you would like to received Informed directly to your inbox, please register here .Read more
Posted: Wed 10 October 2012

Italy pledges to be part of ELIXIR research infrastructure

ELIXIR MoU has signature of 12 countries and EMBL Hinxton, 10 July 2012 – Italy has pledged to participate in ELIXIR , a major undertaking to safeguard the results of life science research in Europe. With one of Europe’s larger...Read more
Posted: Tue 10 July 2012

New Website for BioMedBridges

The BioMedBridges project, which is co-ordinated by ELIXIR, has just launched its website. The website sets out the aims of BioMedBridges, its structure and also includes links to open vacancies. It sets the background by introducing the various ESFRI BMS...Read more
Posted: Thu 21 June 2012

Ground breaking ceremony for ELIXIR Hub building

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Technical Hub building took place on Wednesday 13 June. Once constructed, this building will house the staff who will work on the ELIXIR Hub. The funding for the new building, which is being constructed...Read more
Posted: Fri 15 June 2012

ESFRI BMS produce postion paper on Horizon 2020

ELIXIR is one of 13 ESFRI research infrastructures from the biomedical sciences. Together, these research infrastructures have produced a position paper on Horizon 2020 calling for a larger budget for Research Infrastrucutres, and for sustainable investment from the European Commission...Read more
Posted: Wed 17 October 2012

ELIXIR Founding Director Vacancy Now Open

The post of ELIXIR Founding Director is now open for applications. The closing date is 1 July 2012. Further information on the post, including links to the on-line application forms, are available here .Read more
Posted: Thu 31 May 2012

ELIXIR paper published in Trends in Biotechnology

A paper on ELIXIR, co-authored by Professor Janet Thornton the ELIXIR Preparatory Phase Coordinator, has been published in the March 2012 edition of the journal 'Trends in Biotechnology'. The paper is entitled 'ELIXIR: A distributed infrastrucutre for European biological data'...Read more
Posted: Tue 3 April 2012

Spring edition of Informed now available

The Spring 2012 edition of Informed , ELIXIR's eNewsletter is now available here . This edition includes articles on the process for reviewing and selecting ELIXIR Nodes, includes news on the latest country to join and has an extended feature...Read more
Posted: Mon 2 April 2012

ELIXIR at ICRI 2012

ELIXIR was well represented at the 2012 ICRI conference in Copenhagen. Professor Janet Thornton, the ELIXIR Preparatory Phase Co-ordinator, gave a presentation about the nature of international research infrastructures on Thursday 22 March. ELIXIR presented a poster in the global...Read more
Posted: Tue 13 March 2012

BioMedBridges kick-off meeting

BioMedBridges is an FP7-funded cluster project that will bring together the ESFRI Research Infrastructures in the Biological and Medical Sciences (BMS). BioMedBridges formally started on 1 January 2012 and over the duration of the four-year of the project will play...Read more
Posted: Wed 22 February 2012

Israel becomes eleventh Member State to join ELIXIR

Israel recently becase the eleventh Member State to join ELIXIR when it signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formally participate in the project.Read more
Posted: Tue 21 February 2012

First edition of Informed, the new eNewsletter for ELIXIR

Please register here to subscribe to the mailing list of Informed , which is the new eNewsletter for ELIXIR. Informed will be published quarterly and will keep you up to date with the latest news and developments relating to the...Read more
Posted: Thu 19 January 2012

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