sciCOREmed usage fees

The purpose of the nationwide BioMedIT project is to support personalized health research by widening scope of the regional nodes to fulfill the stringent legal and security requirements with respect to technology, policies and competences.

sciCOREmed is the BioMedIT node for northwest Switzerland. It is a secure environment for computing and data storage and management in support of biomedical research, or any research with sensitive data and requiring high IT security. The BioMedIT infrastructure adheres to the SPHN Information Security Policy and implements strict access control and data stewardship principles, such as tenant isolation, two-factor authentication, data encryption etc.

Users are benefitting from sciCORE services covering the entire process from hardware implementation to the generation of scientific results.

Overview Services and Costs

Support Cost

Task type

estimated time

Price (internal Uni Basel)1

Price (external)2,3
Initiate the project and configuration 2 days CHF 1'500 CHF 2000
Custom re-configuration during project hourly rate
(min 1 hour)
CHF 90 CHF 150
Support price (system administrator)

1 hour

1 day

CHF 90

CHF 750

CHF 150

CHF 1'000

 

Storage Cost

  internal Uni Basel1 external academic2 external non-academic3
Storage on SSD  on Ceph (very fast storage) CHF 1'000 / TB / Year CHF 1'500 / TB / Year CHF 1'750 / TB / Year
Storage on HDD on NFS CHF 100 / TB / Year CHF 200 / TB / Year CHF 250 /  TB / Year

 

Compute Cost

Name RAM (GB) Local disk (GB) vCPUs   RAM/vCPU Yearly
(internal Uni Basel)1
Yearly
(external academic)2
Yearly
(external non-academic)3
m1.small 2 10 1 2 CHF 100 CHF 200 CHF 250
m1.medium 4 15 2 2 CHF 200 CHF 400 CHF 500
m1.large 8 20 4 2 CHF 400 CHF 800 CHF 1'000
m1.xlarge 16 100 8 2 CHF 800 CHF 1'600 CHF 2'000
m1.xxlarge 32 100 8 4 CHF 1'200 CHF 2'200 CHF 3'000
m1.xxxlarge 64 100 16 4 CHF 1'800 CHF 3'600 CHF 4'500
m1.bigmem 256 50 16 16 CHF 3'600 CHF 7'200 CHF 9'000
m1.gpu 16 100 8
(1 GPU)
2
(16 / GPU)
CHF 2'000 CHF 5'000 CHF 7'000

 

General Conditions

(1) Internal UniBasel pricing applies to members of the University of Basel and to users at the university hospitals in Basel (USB, UKBB, UPK, …) for research and teaching purposes. A University of Basel user account (i.e. @unibas.ch e-mail address) is required. In all other cases, fees for External academic collaborators apply.

(2) External academic collaborators (other Swiss universities and academic institutions)

(3) Other external collaborators (e.g. collaborative research with industry or non-Swiss universities)

For any questions and further clarification please contact us at: scicore-admin@unibas.ch