Bringing together experts from research and technology to shape the future of DNA-based data storage.

Harnessing DNA as a commercially viable and globally applicable data storage medium requires the fusion of diverse expertise from fields such as life sciences, engineering, and information technology. PEARL-DNA brings together three esteemed research groups and three innovative SMEs, creating a synergy that cements the European innovation ecosystem’s position in the global DNA-based digital data storage sphere.

BioSistemika (BioSis) is the coordinator of PEARL-DNA and specializes in custom software development, digitalization consulting, and development of laboratory software products.

The Institute for Information Processing at the Leibniz University Hannover (LUH), focuses on computer vision & representation learning, signal processing/coding, and automated machine learning.

Imagene SA (IMG) is a technology provider for DNA conservation with a diverse range of patented solutions for long-term storage.

The Division of Molecular Biotechnology and Functional Genomics at TH Wildau (THWi) focuses on molecular biology, dealing with the structure, biosynthesis, and function of nucleic acids (i.e., DNA) and their interactions with each other and proteins.

University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland (HES-SO) is represented by iPrint, an internationally leading institute and competence center focusing on digital printing technologies and processes.

accelopment Schweiz AG (accelCH) is an expert in the management, communication and dissemination of EU-funded projects with expertise in risk and innovation management.