The BioInformatics Industrial User Platform (BIUP) is a group of Dutch companies that use bioinformatics expertise and tools in research and product development.
BIUP members have a common interest in:
- informal discussions between industrial parties that use bioinformatics tools for research and product development
- an infrastructure for joined bioinformatics research (e.g. safe data repository)
- stimulating relevant bioinformatics research
- shaping the competences of the bioinformaticians of the future