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Swansea University
The University of Warwick
Cardiff University
University of Birmingham

About Us

The CLIMB project (Cloud Infrastructure for Microbial Bioinformatics) is a collaboration between Warwick, Birmingham, Cardiff and Swansea Universities to develop and deploy a world leading cyber-infrastructure for microbial bioinformatics; providing free cloud-based compute, storage, and analysis tools for academic microbiologists in the UK.

The project is supported by three world class Medical Research Fellows, a comprehensive training program and two newly refurbished Bioinformatics facilities in both Warwick and Swansea.

CLIMB is funded by the UK’s Medical Research Council.

Our Vision

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Using Climb

How to register for an account, launching and accessing virtual machines

System Highlights

Processing power, storage and memory capacity

System Specifics

What hardware we use to power and run the system

Latest News


CLIMB Launch registration now open

by Isabel Dodd | Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Registration for the CLIMB launch event at Warwick University 14th -15th July 2016 is now open via the following link: … Read More… CLIMB Launch registration now open


CLIMB to present at OpenStack Summit in Austin, Texas

by Isabel Dodd | Monday, April 18th, 2016

Tom Connor will be presenting CLIMB at the OpenStack summit in Austin, Texas on Thursday 28th April 2016. He will … Read More… CLIMB to present at OpenStack Summit in Austin, Texas