Research IT Solutions

The EnhanceR members have experience from hundreds of research IT projects. On request, EnhanceR assesses your research IT 
needs and provides an offer from its member institutions.

Swiss EGI Membership


EnhanceR provides Swiss associate membership in for its members as a service. The associate membership guarantees access to EGI services.

Central Operations for Swiss EGI federated Computer Centers


EnhanceR provides the central operations for Swiss computer centers in the EGI federation. In 2020, the computer systems at CSCS, PSI, University of Bern and University of Geneva belong to the federation. Use the contact form to inquire about this service.

eScience Grid Certificates

Together with its member University of Bern EnhanceR provides the Swiss National Authority for eScience Grid Certificates.

You can request Grid host and User certificates here. offers research data management adhering to FAIR principles as a service to the scientific community, based on the powerful openBIS platform. The service is available as a cloud-based version, hosted on a trusted cloud infrastructure with all data securely stored in Switzerland. Alternatively, self-hosting using local IT infrastructure at the respective institution can also be agreed.

Open National Training Service

In 2020 EnhanceR and University of Bern, with support from swissuniversities, are establishing a Swiss-wide catalogue of extracurricular courses and training on digital skills, open access and science. OpenNTS project website tracks this effort.


Open IRIS is a free non-commercial platform to enable research resource (such as lab equipment) discovery and sharing for researchers within, and across labs and organizations.

Swiss Academic Cloud

SWITCHengines provides compute and storage services in the form of virtual machines to researchers, lecturers and IT-services of Swiss universities and related institutions.

European Open Science Cloud Services

EnhanceR facilitates access to the services for the European Open Science Cloud, which can be found on the EOSC portal.