Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name INFRAFRONTIER GmbH
Owner/Developer Helmholtz Zentrum München
Country Germany
Languages English
Contact email
Description INFRAFRONTIER is the European Research Infrastructure for phenotyping and archiving of model mammalian genomes. The INFRAFRONTIER Research Infrastructure provides access to first-class tools and data for biomedical research, and thereby contributes to improving the understanding of gene function in human health and disease using the mouse model. The INFRAFRONTIER GmbH was created as a non-profit organisation to coordinate the transnational acitivities of the INFRAFRONTIER Research Infrastructure. It is seated in Germany at the Helmholtz Zentrum München. The founding members of the INFRAFRONTIER GmbH are the Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany, the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France, the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic, the University of Oulu, Finland, and the Biological Research Center 'Alexander Fleming', Greece. These organisations are mandated by their national research ministries to participate in the coordination activities of the INFRAFRONTIER GmbH. It improves access for the users of the INFRAFRONTIER Research Infrastructure by building capacities for systemic phenotyping, archiving and distribution of mouse models and by providing an efficient and transparent access process, based on peer-evaluated scientific excellence.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Non-Governmental Organization
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Researchers, Scientists
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Refinement
Purpose Education and training, Documentation and information, Fundamental studies, Method development
Technology/Tools Animal testing (in vivo)