Companies involved in medicine and life sciences can collaborate with SIB to complement their internal capacity. Outsourcing certain activities and relying on a non-industrial, world-renowned network of scientists and bioinformaticians provides companies with additional flexibility and enhances their research.
SIB collaborates with industrial partners in the following domains:
- Scientific support and data analysis: SIB has developed in-house computational tools and acquired in-depth expertise in a broad range of fields and techniques, including cancer subtype discovery, biomarker selection, class discrimination, cross-platform analysis, and meta-analysis of publicly available clinical and genomics multiple datasets.
- Education and practical training: SIB provides scientists with educational support and practical training in the use of software and analysis methods. This includes the organization of seminars, workshops and training courses.
- Text mining/web monitoring: SIB develops text mining tools, e.g. enabling the creation of a patient cohort based on patient records in text format or the monitoring of social media platforms in the context of drug safety surveillance.