Big data collaboration with BGI

Those who’ve read the earlier posts on the Dutch bio-informatics mission (1, 2) that was just concluded last week, may already know that an MoU was signed in Shanghai, with the Shanghai Center for Bioinformation Technology.

On Friday 23rd of March, during the Shenzhen leg of the mission, an MoU was also signed with BGI. The Dutch partners in this MoU are the Netherlands eScience Center, Netherlands Institute of Bioinformatics (NBIC), and Technological Top Institute of Green Genetics (TTI GG). Together, they aim to “encourage collaborative initiatives and community building in the areas of data management, infrastructure and analysis”. NOST officers Jingmin Kan and Han Wesseling were present as co-organizers of the mission.

Read the full press release here.

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