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This page details the phases of the myGrid platform grants. The myGrid team are involved in many other projects.

Phase 1

The consortium was formed in 2001, bringing together collaborators at the Universities of Manchester, Southampton, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sheffield, The European Molecular Biology Laboratory-European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) in Cambridge, and industrial partners GlaxoSmithKline, Merck KGaA, AstraZeneca, Sun Microsystems, IBM, GeneticXchange, Epistemics and Cerebra , (formerly Network Inference). The UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council funded the first phase of the project with £3.5 million.

Phase 2

In phase 2, from 2006 to 2009, the consortium is funded for £2 million as part of the Open Middleware Infrastructure Institute (OMII-UK). The membership of the consortium was concentrated in the University of Manchester and EMBL-EBI.

Phase 3

In phase 3, from 2009 to 2014, the team is funded for £1.15 million by a grant from the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The membership of the consortium for Phase 3 is the University of Manchesterand the University of Southampton.