Edinburgh International Data Facility

The Edinburgh International Data Facility (EIDF) brings together regional, national and international datasets to create new products, services, and research.

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EIDF underpins the £600m Data-Driven Innovation initiative of the Edinburgh & South-East Scotland City Region Deal. A high-powered analytics and storage service, it supports research and data-driven innovation across all areas of the Initiative.

EIDF provides long-term hosting and curation of major regional, national and international data-sets for a wide range of stakeholders, including academics and industry, and offers both cloud-like and high-performance computing environments for the researchers and innovators who work with the data it holds. It also provides Safe Haven services to health and government users.

Built and managed by EPCC, EIDF is hosted in a new purpose-built, high-resilience computer room at our Advanced Computing Facility.

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Project details

Funded by the UK and Scottish Governments under the Data-Driven Innovation initiative of the Edinburgh and South-East Scotland City Region Deal.

Project contact

Dr Jano van Hemert
Jano van Hemert