NeIC facilitates the development of advanced IT tools and services in areas of importance to Nordic researchers.

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Recent news

The smartest storage for the world’s largest data volumes

Apr 7 2017

CERN’s Large Hadron Collider is the world’s largest, most complex experimental facility, generating the world’s largest data volumes. This calls for extremely smart data handling and storage solutions, and one of the smartest is distributed between four Nordic countries.

Studying dark matter

Apr 7 2017

“The Nordic Data Grid Facility works so well that it has become one of the most efficient of all the Tier 1 facilities,” says Professor Farid Ould-Sadaa at the University of Oslo. He analyses data from CERN and the Large Hadron Collider in a quest to solve one of the largest remaining mysteries in science: the nature of dark matter.

Better software leads to better science

Mar 15 2017

Software and computing skills have become essential in most fields of research, but researchers are often struggling with software that is unnecessarily complex and therefore not sustainable. But help is at hand, in the shape of workshops that promote better software development practices in scientific communities across the Nordic countries.

#NeIC2017 now open for registration

Feb 7 2017

Building on the enthusiasm from the first two Nordic e-Infrastructure Conferences in 2013 and 2015, we are happy to announce the next NeIC Conference, to be hosted by NeIC and SNIC at the Umeå Folkets Hus.

Tomasz Malkiewicz new member of the NeIC Executive Management team

Jan 9 2017

Tomasz will be part of the NeIC Executive Team, where he will help implement strategy, contribute to future strategy development, coordinate NeIC’s activities on resource sharing and sensitive data collaboration, and initiate new technical projects.

Kine Nordstokkå new NeIC coordinator

Jan 2 2017

Kine will work at the NeIC secretariat in Oslo to coordinate and support the growing portfolio of projects and NeIC team across the Nordic region.

Tryggve takes care of sensitive data

Dec 13 2016

Researchers seeking to share biomedical data between Nordic countries face both technical and legal hurdles. The joint Nordic project Tryggve offers services that address these challenges by allowing researchers to process and share data securely across national borders.

Genetics and environment across borders

Dec 13 2016

What are the roles played by environmental and genetic factors in the development of schizophrenia? This question is being examined by an interdisciplinary team of researchers in five different countries. The Tryggve secure IT-based system has been vital in enabling researchers to share data across borders.

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