ELIXIR.LU news


National stakeholders meeting 2019 for ELIXIR-LU
In September 2019, The ELIXIR-LU team organised its Annual National Stakeholder Forum to give updates on the ELIXIR infrastructure on the European as well as the national level and discuss strategic future developments. More than twenty participants attended the meeting, representing over 15 institutions in Luxembourg ranging from ministries and biomedical research...
Smart4Health project leaders meet at Belval
On May 15-16, Smart4Health leaders met to exchange on the latest progress and work plans in this ambitious new international EU project. As one of three Luxembourg partners, ELIXIR-LU hosted the event and discussed its plans for realising ‘data donations’ from citizens to researchers in Europe with help of the research infrastructure...
IMI2: FAIRPlus grant awarded
ELIXIR-LU is a partner in the FAIRplus consortium, coordinated by the ELIXIR Hub, which will support EFPIA companies (European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations) and specific IMI projects in making their data FAIR: Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable. The proposal was submitted to the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI2) in response to...
Luxinnovation celebrates the 10 years of IMI
On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), Luxinnovation interviewed Prof Dr Reinhard Schneider, Head of ELIXIR-LU. The interview focused on the involvement of ELIXIR-LU and of the Bioinformatics Core of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) in IMI projects. It highlights the expertise of the...
Article about GDPR and biomedical research
Dr Regina Becker, in charge of strategy development for ELIXIR-LU, recently wrote an article regarding GDPR and its impact on biomedical research. Entitled “Biomedical research: achieving transparency under the General Data Protection Regulation”, it was published in the September 2018 issue of Semper, a monthly magazine distributed in Luxembourg and targeting doctors,...
First national stakeholders meeting for ELIXIR-LU
On June 13, the ELIXIR-LU team invited several Luxembourgish stakeholders to a first meeting to introduce ELIXIR, the European infrastructure for life science information, and the national Node ELIXIR-LU, present recent activities and developments of ELIXIR-LU and discuss data challenges in the biomedical field. Eighteen participants attended the meeting, representing fifteen institutions...
First Scientific Advisory Board meeting for ELIXIR-LU
On May 3, ELIXIR-LU held the first meeting of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB), composed of five members heading various European research infrastructures and other ELIXIR Nodes (see list below). In this one-day event the ELIXIR-LU team had the opportunity to discuss its accomplishments so far, its current activities, and its scientific...