Biomina (biomedical informatics research network Antwerpen) is a multidisciplinary network. It was established in 2012 by the University of Antwerp (UAntwerpen) and the Antwerp University Hospital (UZA) to bring data science technology and challenges in life sciences and biomedicine together.
Life sciences, biomedicine and clinical practice are nowadays overwhelmed by large amounts of complex data and are more than ever dependent on information technology for data handling, processing, modelling and interpretation. Biomina was founded to addres specifically these needs. By bringing together life science experts, clinicians and data science experts, biomina aims to facilitate research collaborations, foster new interdisciplinary initiatives and address the growing data handling challenges with expertise-driven services and training initiatives.