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A list of partners we collaborate with in our projects.

National e-Science Centre, UK

The National e-Science Centre for the United Kingdom has the following goals:

  • To stimulate and sustain the development of e-Science in the UK, to contribute significantly to its international development and to ensure that its techniques are rapidly propagated to commerce and industry.

NHS Lothian

NHS Lothian provides a comprehensive range of primary, community-based and acute hospital services for the second largest residential population in Scotland - circa 800,000 people.

Observatories and Research Facilities for EUropean Seismology

ORFEUS (Observatories and Research Facilities for EUropean Seismology), founded in 1987, is the non-profit foundation that aims at co-ordinating and promoting digital, broadband (BB) seismology in the European-Mediterranean area.

Ontology Engineering Group, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

The Ontology Engineering Group at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in the Computer Science School at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) carries out research on the Ontological Engineering field and the Semantic Web.

Open Science Data Cloud

The Open Cloud Consortium (OCC):
Manages cloud computing infrastructure to support scientific research, such as the Open Science Data Cloud.
Manages cloud computing testbeds, such as the Open Cloud Testbed.
Develops reference implementations, benchmarks and standards, such as the MalStone Benchmark.
Sponsors workshops and other events related to cloud computing.

School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK

The School of Biological Sciences leads the field in fundamental biological research and innovative, multi-disciplinary science. With about 110 academic staff covering the full range of biology from molecular structure to evolutionary and population biology, the School is one of the largest and most comprehensive in Britain.

School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, UK

Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh is the top rated School of Chemistry for teaching and research in Scotland. In the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise, it achieved a 5A rating in recognition of the international quality of our research.

School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh, UK

The School has wide-ranging, comprehensive and exciting research activities. The research is carried out in five Research Institutes: Materials and Processes, Integrated Micro and Nano Systems, Digital Communications, Energy Systems, and Infrastructure and Environment.

School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh

In the School of GeoSciences we explore the factors and forces that shape our world and environments in which we live. As a leading interdisciplinary group, we aim to understand the interaction between the Earth's Geology, atmosphere, oceans, biosphere and human responses and roles in this complex interplay. With over 100 academic and research specialists and some of the best scientific infrastructure in the UK, we deliver new insights into the dynamics of the Earth System and its relationship with society. We have over 1100 undergraduate and 250 postgraduate students.


Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, UK

The Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS) is a leading centre for research and training focussed on drug and vaccine design, discovery, development and use. Bringing together the former departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology & Physiology, Immunology and Bioscience (microbiology and biochemistry), the Institute contributes substantially to the generation of new knowledge and the discovery and development of medicines to improve treatment of major health conditions, including cardiovascular, psychiatric, inflammatory and infectious diseases.