ELIXIR.LU news


More than 120 participants for a webinar about the GDPR
In February, Regina Becker, in charge of strategy development at ELIXIR Luxembourg, gave an introduction into the upcoming General Data Protection Legislation (GDPR) that will come into force on 25 May 2018. The webinar addressed relevant parts of the legislation for research and data sharing, practical consequences for research institutions and in...
Successful launch for ELIXIR Luxembourg
On 7 September, the LCSB hosted the launch event of ELIXIR-LU, the Luxembourgish node of ELIXIR. Around a hundred participants joined the symposium, which started with opening speeches from Marc Hansen, the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Research, and Lydia Mutsch, the Minister of Health. Both ministers stated the utmost importance...
Guiding principles on FAIR data management in life sciences
The ELIXIR hub has published a set of guiding principles on FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable) Data Management. Open sharing of research data is a core principle for publicly-funded research and ELIXIR encourages all funders to adopt Open Data mandates. Data Management is crucial part of good scientific practice and research...
ELIXIR-LU official launch
The official launch of ELIXIR-LU will take place on September 7 at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine of the University of Luxembourg. Members from the ELIXIR hub and ELIXIR-LU will present the European infrastructure, the Luxembourg node and its objectives, as well as ongoing projects. Guest speakers from ministries, research institutions,...
Luxembourg latest country to join ELIXIR
Luxembourg today became the latest country to join ELIXIR, following the ratification of the ELIXIR Consortium Agreement by its Ministry of Higher Education and Research. ELIXIR’s membership now stands at 18, with a further two countries – Ireland and Greece - as Observers. Josiane Entringer from the Ministry of Higher Education and...