Services and Resources


What kind of services can we offer you?

We have a number of services available to facilities, and some things are in development. Our aim is to provide better services for the facilities, and produce a supportive environment for you to be able to help your users. All our services are currently provided for free for facilities. Contact us at datacentre@scilifelab.se for any of the following:

SlackSlack is an online lightweight communication tool. The SciLifeLab Slack workspace is https://scilifelab.slack.com – anyone with an email address that ends in scilifelab.se, scilifelab.uu.se, bils.se or nbis.se can immediately register themselves here. Anyone else: request an invite by emailing datacentre@scilifelab.se.

SciLifeLab ForumThe SciLifeLab Forum is good for more substantial, permanent reference information that is still easy to update. It is a public Discourse instance. Sign up using the blue Sign Up button at the top. See Guide to getting started.

ConfluenceConfluence is a tool for team collaboration; share and edit documents, manage tasks and project plans, and much else. To start a Confluence workspace at https://scilifelab.atlassian.net, please email datacentre@scilifelab.se. Visit our Confluence guide for a quick overview of the system and how to get started.

SciLifeLab Data RepositoryThe SciLifeLab Data Repository, powered by Figshare, is for publishing any kind of data, e.g. documents, figures, or presentations. Email datacentre@scilifelab.se for an account. See Figshare knowledge base for a guide.

Survey tool: The online survey tool Typeform is offered to the facilities. Email datacentre@scilifelab.se for access.

Order Portal: A web based system for facility communication with prospective users. We can provide you with an instance configured according to your own specific requirements. Try out a demo instance at https://orderportal.scilifelab.se, contact us at datacentre@scilifelab.se, or Per Kraulis directly.

ProjectPlace: A cloud based system for project planning and storing documents, made available through agreement with UU, and approved also for storage of non-sensitive personal data.

Publication database: The search and browse interface of the Publication database (https://publications.scilifelab.se) also contains functionality to add crossrefs to published datasets associated with the publication record. 

Facility management system: A facility management system (scheduling, invoicing, pricing, operational management etc) has procured by KI and UU, Agilent Technologies iLab Operations Software was awarded the contract. The implementation process is ongoing at KI and UU.

Data management plans(DMPs): We encourage SciLifeLab facilities to support users with data management plans, we provide templates and a software system to manage such plans, the SciLifeLab instance of the Data Stewardship Wizard.

SweFreq database: Developed by NBIS and now hosted by Data Centre, this database stores allele frequency data from Swedish genomic datasets. It can be accessed at https://swefreq.nbis.se. If you have a genomic dataset that you wish to add to this service, please contact swefreq@scilifelab.se.

Data delivery portal (in development): A Data delivery portal, to primarily provide cloud based storage for data delivery for facilities and their users, is being developed.

Data helpdesk: If you or your users have any questions regarding IT systems or data management, do not hesitate to contact us at datacentre@scilifelab.seAlso, you can use the assessment of IT/data needs for facilities: use the Service Request Form.

Please also regularly check our web pages, https://www.scilifelab.se/data/.