Call for proposals

The call for hacking projects is open from 2nd March and will close on 30th April 2020. All project submissions will submitted through the EasyChair submission system by the nominated project lead and should include the following details

EasyChair submission

Information required

  • Title and description of the project (500 max word limit)
  • Include how the project aligns to the ELIXIR goals around platforms and communities
  • The contact details of the person leading the hacking project who will further be the main correspondent (we will only contact this main correspondent
  • Expected outcomes from BioHackathon and beyond
  • Expected Audience: type of participant needed to help with the project
  • Number of days for the hack (Note, it is expected that all participants stay for the 4 days even though some projects may not require the full 4 days for completion )
  • Nominated Participant:Please name who you would like to be funded to attend for your project (this could be an expert in the field or one of the task leads. Max of 2 people should be named)

Selection criteria

The programme organising committee will select the project based on the following criteria

  • Alignment with ELIXIR goals around platforms and communities
  • Application to broader life science communities
  • Achievability of the timeline of delivery
  • Ambition - is your proposal a cutting edge project applicable to general bioinformatics?