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
Price (internal Uni Basel)1
|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)||
|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|
|Name||RAM (GB)||Local disk (GB)||vCPUs||RAM/vCPU||Yearly
(internal Uni Basel)1
|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|
(16 / GPU)
|CHF 2'000||CHF 5'000||CHF 7'000|
(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)
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