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Europe’s Leading Public-Private Partnership for Cloud

The Helix Nebula Initiative is a partnership between industry, space and science to establish a dynamic ecosystem, benefiting from open cloud services for the seamless integration of science into a business environment. Today, the partnership counts over 40 public and private partners.

Helix Nebula @ Third Helix Nebula General Assembly, Heidelberg, 23-25 September 2013

Helix Nebula organized the Third Helix Nebula General Assembly in Heidelberg Germany on 23-25th of September 2013.

Helix Nebula held its third general assembly at the EMBL premises in Heidelberg on 23-25 September ( which was 'restricted to signatories of the Helix Nebula Non-disclosure Agreement’.The key outcome was an agreement to move Helix Nebula towards a production service by the start of 2014. Stay tuned for more details about this novel exploitation platform over the coming weeks!

 Summary of the third general assembly of the Helix Nebula Initiative has been documented and uploaded onto the Helix Nebula Open Repository with URL:



Helix Nebula is a new, pioneering partnership between leading IT providers and four of Europe’s biggest research centres, CERN, EMBL, ESA and PIC, charting a course towards sustainable cloud services for the research communities - the Science Cloud.