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UK government says it will fund its share of pan-European biosciences infrastructure

The UK will contribute funding to the pan-European biosciences infrastructure head-quartered in Cambridge, in order to help provide open access for use in academic and industrial research.

The UK government said it has earmarked funding from the country’s Large Facilities Capital Fund for ELIXIR – the European Life-science Infrastructure for Biological Information – an initiative to set up a single infrastructure for biological information in Europe. 

This will provide open access to genomics, proteomics and related databases for use in academic and industrial research. Janet Thornton, coordinator of ELIXIR, said the support from the UK Government...



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