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HIFIS News - Overview


Folding@Home and research on SARS-CoV-2

The Helmholtz platform HIFIS, the HZDR and the Center for Advanced Systems Understanding (CASUS) support the world-wide project Folding@Home in developing an antibody based therapy to prevent a respiratory infection by the virus.


KIT supports distributed protein computing projects

Since end of March, the Grid Computing Centre Karlsruhe and the HPC systems of KIT support the distributed computing projects Folding@Home and Rosetta@home, helping to improve the understanding of proteins, including those of SARS-CoV-2.

Overview of HIFIS Workshops in 2020

HIFIS workshop cluster in spring and autumn 2020: Basic Software Carpentry, Introduction to GitLab and Bring Your Own Script. Specialized workshops are being planned: Catch them all by keeping an eye on our events page!

The Software Policy Template

In a joint effort of the Task Group Research Software within the scope of the Helmholtz Open Science Office a software policy template was created.

This model policy should serve as a guideline and reusable blueprint for the creation of regulations for a sustainable use and development of research software in the individual Helmholtz centers.


Contributing in 4 Simple Steps

Want to contribute? No time to read long tutorials? Then this contribution quickstart guide is for you.

Welcome to HIFIS Software

We are very happy to announce the initial release of the central platform for distributing information, promoting events and offering tutorials and content concerning scientific software development within Helmholtz.

SWC workshop at GFZ-Potsdam

In November the first HIFIS related Software Carpentry Workshop was held. How hard could it be?