Research Infrastructures


On the solid foundation of a cantonal investment grant (Bill 12146), the Program "Infrastructures and digital services for research" aims to support the evolution of research by developing the digital infrastructure and implementing new services adapted to the needs of researchers.

Carried by the University of Geneva, this bill is aimed at all Geneva high schools.

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  • Strengthening and develop the existing digital infrastructure

  • Developing new digital solutions and services for research

  • Using cutting edge techniques in accordance with national and international research policies

  • Ensuring the quality of information, documentation and support associated with services

  • Listening, coaching and advising researchers on digital issues






In service since June 2019, Yareta enables from now on researchers from all Geneva’s Higher Education Institutions to archive and preserve their research data in the long term. In full compliance with the FAIR principles ( that are required by Funding agencies regarding Data Repository.





Baobab is the high-performance computing server (HPC) of the University of Geneva. Acquired at the end of 2012 thanks to exceptional funding from the Rectorate of the University, it was commissioned in early 2013. Currently having approximately 4000 cores, this makes it an extremely powerful server, particularly suitable for massively parallel calculations.