Connects life sciences databases.
Its main objective is to create, develop and ensure access to existing (and future) sources of biological data.
It allows optimal storage, integration and analysis of biological information for the European research community.
|Name||European Life-sciences Infrastructure for Biological Information|
|Year of foundation||2014|
|Number of member countries||21|
|Participating countries||Members: Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
|Partner institutions in Hungary||
Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Institute of Enzymology
Eötvös Loránd University,
University of Debrecen,
University of Pécs, Szentágothai Research Centre,
University of Veterinary Medicine,
Pázmány Péter Catholic University,
National Institute of Oncology,
National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre,
Centre for Ecological Research,
Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics,
ATK Institute for Veterinary Medical Research
University of Szeged
|Public administration representative||
National Research, Development and Innovation Office
Department of International Affairs
1077 Budapest, Kéthly Anna tér 1.
Phone: +36 1 896 3748
senior research fellow,
ELTE Faculty of Science
|Membership payments||2015: -
2017: EUR 34,135 (≈ HUF 10.7 million)
2018: EUR 46,555 (≈ HUF 14.4 million)
2019: EUR 45,511 (≈ HUF 15.9 million)
2020: EUR 46,421 (≈ HUF15.3 million)
Benefits of the membership for Hungary
- Training for domestic students in international bioinformatics courses.
- Participation in joint EU proposals on bioinformatics topics.
- A stand-alone resource for the internationalisation of domestic bioinformatics services.
- Infrastructure for running domestic technology services (GALAXY and EGA servers).
- Direct economic benefits in the research and development of pharmaceuticals, medicine, agriculture, biochemistry, biophysics and bioinformatics research.