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The European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) is a global leader in the storage, sharing and analysis of large datasets, helping researchers realise the potential of ‘big data’ in the life sciences. EMBL-EBI provides freely available data and bioinformatics services to the community in ways that promote scientific progress, conducts advanced research in computational biology and trains researchers at all levels. Located near Cambridge in the UK, it is a non-profit, intergovernmental research organisation with 570 members of staff from 57 nations. www.ebi.ac.uk
GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH operates a worldwide unique large-scale accelerator for heavy ions. Every year about 1,000 researchers from around the world use this facility for experiments that help them make fascinating discoveries in basic research. The scientific goal is to gain new insights about the building blocks of matter and the evolution of the universe. At GSI for example six new elements have been discovered. In addition GSI scientists develop new applications in medicine and technology, e.g. a new type of tumor therapy using ion beams.
Innopolis University is a new Russian university focused on education and scientific research in the field of Information Technology, particularly Software Engineering, and Robotics. The project is aimed at training of IT experts and creation and commercialization of break-through technologies in order to facilitate the advancement of the domestic innovative industry.
Kazan Federal University is the second oldest higher educational institution in Russia. The university has always occupied a leading position in the Russian and International educational domains.
The Higher Institute for Information Technology and Information Systems is a modern unit of Kazan Federal University and plays a leading role in development of the priority area of Information and Communication Systems.