de.NBI Cloud

Cloud Computing for Life Sciences

Compute Power for your project

Start your project in the de.NBI Cloud by using one of our two project types.


SimpleVM puts an emphasis on simplicity when managing Virtual Machines (VMs) in the Cloud. ➤ Read more



OpenStack lets you manage your storage, compute and network resources and thereby start frameworks for parallel processing of large data. ➤ Read more

de.NBI Cloud Brochure

We are delighted to present our new de.NBI brochure entitled “Development and operation of the federated de.NBI Cloud“. This brochure showcases the power, strength, and range of the de.NBI Cloud for the life science community by providing the ability to unlock research data and better collaborate across the ecosystem.

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What our users say about the de.NBI Cloud. Read more ...

SPAAM Summer School 2023: Introduction to Ancient Metagenomics

James Fellows Yates

The workshop functionality of de.NBI Cloud has been extremely helpful in maximising the accessibility of a global cohort students to consistent software environments to ensure everyone starts on a level playing field. In particular the desktop environments accessible through a web-browser were a great help due to a large number of students with limited command-line experi… Read more...

de.NBI BioHackathon SpaceHack project

Naveed Ishaque

How did it work? It was fantastic! I have never organised an event with shared compute that worked so well with regards to helpful consultation, accessibility, scalability and flexibility. We are already organising the follow up of our hackathon project on the de.NBI cloud, and strongly encourage other hackathon and workshop organisers to do the same. Read more...

Computational solutions from data science and machine learning to solve biomedical problems

Prof. Dr. Dominik Heider

Our research focuses on developing computational solutions from data science and machine learning to solve biomedical problems. In addition, we aim to develop new methods and algorithms, e.g., for analyzing (meta-)genomic and (meta-)transcriptomic data of microorganisms Read more...

Projects using de.NBI Cloud

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6th de.NBI Cloud User Meeting 2023 - Registration Open

Oct 02, 2023
This year, we are organizing the 6th de.NBI Cloud user meeting as an on-site, in person event at the DJH Youth Hostel in Bielefeld, Germany from November 27th - 29th, 2023. The registration is now open, participation is free-of-charge. Read more...

Scheduled maintenance of the LifeScience AAI infrastructure

May 05, 2023
Dear user, due to a scheduled maintenance of the LifeScience AAI infrastructure on Tuesday, May 9th 2023, new user registrations and changes to project resources and membership will not be possible on that day. Access to your instances, if they require authentication via LifeScience AAI, should rem… Read more...

New testimonial regarding the 1st de.NBI BioHackathon

Jan 31, 2023
Naveed Ishaque, who is part of the SpaceHack organisation team, which organized the SpaceHack project as part of the de.NBI BioHackathon, has published a testimonial regarding the work with the cloud and and strongly encourages other hackathon and workshop organisers to use the de.NBI Cloud as well. Read more...