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Boost for plan to set up pan-European infrastructure for life science data

Five countries have joined the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in pledge to create the ELIXIR system for storing public life science information


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There was an important step forward for ELIXIR, Europe's proposed research infrastructure for life-science information, as five countries plus the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) signed an agreement to work for the implementation and construction of the system. The memorandum has been signed by Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Sweden and the UK, with more countries are planning to join in the near future, it was announced on Tuesday (13 September).

ELIXIR is a pan-European proposal to create...



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