StarLife, new IT structure to boost biomedical research, begins operation
Barcelona, 27 February 2019
StarLife, new IT infrastructure designed to boost and serve biomedical research of excellence and precision medicine.
StarLife is an initiative coordinated by Barcelona Supercomputing Center, the Centre for Genomic Regulation and IRB Barcelona and has financial support from the Catalan government with ERDF funds and ”la Caixa”.
It is designed to provide a high-performance service to meet the growing need to handle, analyze and store the vast amounts of data needed for biomedical research and personalized medicine.
The event was attended by chief executive officer of ”la Caixa” Banking Foundation, Jaume Giró.
- UpPress release and documents (1)
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From left to right: J. M. Martorell, director Barcelona Supercomputing Center, general manager ”la Caixa” Banking Foundation; F. Grau, Catalan Government Secretary for Universities and Research; R. Rodrigo, president Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC); L. Serrano, director of the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG); A. Fernández, vicerector UPC; M. Valero, director BSC, F. Posas, director of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), and S. Girona, BSC’s operations director.