Safespring is the preferred platform for the research and education sector
Over 60 educational institutions use Safespring via Sunet, Sikt or directly through GÉANT's OCRE framework agreement.
We at Safespring have extensive experience delivering cloud infrastructure services to the research and education sector. Our platform enables open standards, GDPR compliance, and allows you to maintain digital sovereignty.
Safespring’s data centers are directly connected to the NREN network to provide you with the best possible performance without data transfer costs.
We are very proud to have qualified for the OCRE framework agreement. The framework agreement enables us to support the research and education sector with our modern, API-based services that support federated login to make logging in easier. Safespring’s services are used by over 60 universities, institutions, and research platforms, and we also hope to be part of your digital future. Please feel free to contact us!
Safespring and BigPicture
Safespring Solution Brief for Research Projects
Safespring is proud to provide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to BigPicture, a leading-edge digital pathology project.
With our Swedish roots and strong commitment to privacy, security, and data sovereignty, we are ideally positioned to support similar research initiatives that require robust, scalable, and secure computing infrastructure.
BigPicture: An Overview
BigPicture is a pioneering project that aims to create a central repository of digital pathology slides for diagnostic and research purposes. The project is developing a repository of around 3 million digital slides covering a range of diseases, which will be used to develop artificial intelligence (AI) tools for slide analysis.
BigPicture is addressing both the technical challenges of storing, sharing, and processing vast amounts of image data, as well as the legal and ethical issues related to patient privacy and data confidentiality.
Why Choose Safespring for Your Research Project?
Safespring is committed to supporting research projects like BigPicture that are pushing the boundaries of knowledge and technology.
We offer a powerful combination of excellent connectivity, easy procurement, and strict compliance with data protection regulations. We invite you to explore how our services can contribute to the success of your research project.
Direct Connection to Sunet's Network
Safespring is directly connected to Sunet’s network, which offers excellent connectivity and high-speed data transfer capabilities. This is particularly beneficial for research projects that require rapid access to large amounts of data, such as BigPicture.
Our services are available for procurement through the OCRE (Open Clouds for Research Environments) framework. This makes it easy for research projects to acquire the services they need without going through a lengthy procurement process.
GDPR Compliant Services
As a fully Swedish company, Safespring operates from Swedish data centers. Our services are fully GDPR compliant, ensuring that your project will meet the stringent data protection requirements set by the European Union.
Connection to Sunet
Connection to Sikt
Our commitment to innovation in research and education
Safespring is proud to support research and education, and we understand that these sectors face unique challenges and needs. Our commitment to innovation, as well as our partnership with OCRE, enables us to offer customized solutions that promote research collaboration, access to high-quality resources, and sustainable development.
As a reliable partner in research and education, we offer:
Support for research projects through secure data management and customized cloud infrastructure.
Offering of cloud-based solutions that promote digital transformation in education, such as e-learning and collaboration platforms.
Integrated services to facilitate data collection, analysis, and storage, which promote efficient research and faster results.
Customized support and expertise to ensure that your institution’s specific requirements and needs are met.
Our expertise and partnership with OCRE enable us to deliver the best and most efficient solutions to enable high-quality research and education. Let Safespring be your partner in realizing your full potential in research and education.
OCRE Cloud Funding for Research
On September 15, 2020, OCRE launched its first call for funding for the adoption of cloud services that are available through the OCRE IaaS+ framework agreement. Two subsequent project calls are planned to be opened in February and July 2021.
During this first cloud funding call, OCRE aims to fund the consumption of infrastructure cloud services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, marketplace) by projects that can become clear showcases for the benefits of using cloud services to positively impact research outcomes. Read more at https://www.ocre-project.eu/funding-opportunities
How to purchase services on the OCRE agreement
To purchase Safespring's services via the OCRE agreement, please contact Safespring directly.
Safespring’s services are ready to use. If you are within the academic sector in Europe or affiliated with Sunet or Sikt, you can easily use our cloud platform, which has already been procured under the OCRE agreement.
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