de.NBI Industrial Forum

The de.NBI Industrial Forum is placed at the interface between industry and academia by providing networking opportunities in Germany and Europe. Read the mission statement.

Members of the de.NBI Industrial Forum get access to training courses on relevant bioinformatic topics, participation possibilities at discussions on rising compute technologies, and will be informed about developments within the de.NBI network.

The key feature of the de.NBI Industrial Forum is the allocation of a networking platform for stakeholders from industry and academia involved in „Big Data“ in the Life Sciences through the “Annual Industrial Forum Meeting”.

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Since the handling and analysis of large amounts of data in the Life Sciences is relevant for academic users and industrial companies, the de.NBI Industrial Forum offers industrial companies assistance in solving bioinformatics questions.

The Forum is aimed at companies active in industrial biotechnology, bio-data and software companies working with data and tools in the Life Sciences.


de.NBI Industrial Forum History

The de.NBI Industrial Forum was found in 2018 during an ELIXIR co-organized SME Innovation workshop in Frankfurt. Starting from 2019, the Industrial Forum organized yearly meetups called "Annual Industrial Forum Meetings".

For more information on the History of the Industrial Forum and the Annual Meetings 2019-2021, visit the de.NBI Industrial Forum History


de.NBI Industrial Forum Activities

Since its establishment in 2018, The de.NBI Industrial Forum organizes a yearly gathering called the "Annual Industrial Forum Meeting". The Annual Meeting serves as an excellent opportunity to get novel insights from the de.NBI network, to discuss recent developments in Life Science research and its industrial applications.

This year's meeting will take place in late 2022. Further details of the upcoming meeting in 2022 can be found at de.NBI Industrial Forum Activities.



Currently, the de.NBI Industrial Forum comprises of companies based in Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Austria representing a broad variety of solutions to current bioinformatic topics in the Life Sciences. If you want to know more about the current members, please visit de.NBI Industrial Forum Members.


Become A Member!

The Membership in the de.NBI Industrial Forum is free of charge. 

If you want to become a member, please visit the membership section.

In case of any questions do not hesitate to contact the de.NBI Industrial Forum Coordination or use the de.NBI contact details.