Research Data Management

Image Data Management

Initiated by Susanne Kunis (CellNanOs), Stefanie Weidtkamp-Peters (CAi) and Astrid Strauss (CECAD) there are regular meetings on the topic of image data management. The meetings are about:

  • Strategies for image data management
  • Requirements and resources needed to set up a local image repository
  • Available software, tools, workflows and standards
  • Handling of change management

Next meeting: 09/10.07.2020

[For more informations, please contact Susanne Kunis.]

Local hosted repositories for microscopy data

[For listing your image data management system please contact Susanne Kunis.]


  Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf
Faculty/Facility: Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, CAi
Capacity (storage): 5 TB
Hosted: local
Contact Person: Stefanie Weidtkamp-Peters , Jelle Postma
Status: 11.2019
  University of Osnabrueck
Faculty/Facility: Faculty of Biology, CellNanOs, iBiOs
Capacity (storage): 178 TB on Disk + 1.4 PB on Tape (HSM)
Hosted: local
Contact Person: Susanne Kunis
Status: 11.2019
  University of Muenster
Faculty/Facility: Imaging Network / Cells in Motion Interfaculty Centre
Capacity (storage): 10 TB, flexible expandable via openstack (total storage for the university: 1.4 PB on HDDs + 8.7 TB on NVMes)
Hosted: local
Contact Person: Thomas Zobel
Status: 11.2019
  University of Cologne
Faculty/Facility: Imaging Facility at CECAD - Cluster of Excellence
Capacity (storage): 30 TB
Hosted: local
Contact Person: Astrid Schauss, Peter Zentis
Status: 11.2019
  Saarland University
Faculty/Facility: Center for Integrated Phyiology and Molecular Medicine (CIPMM)
Capacity (storage): 50 TB (Expandable Quobyte System)
Hosted: local
Contact Person: Gebhard Stopper, Timo Scheller
Status: 11.2019
  University of Duisburg-Essen
Faculty/Facility: Center of Medical Biotechnology, ICCE
Capacity (storage): 10 TB
Hosted: local
Contact Person: Nina Schulze, Johannes Koch
Status: 11.2019