CUDDEL is a continuation of a previous UK China Partnering Award.

A number of events where funded by the BBSRC to prepare the ground:

In June 2014, GigaScience and the ISA Team at the Oxford e-Research Centre organized the first “data hackathon” at GigaScience’s newly refurbished BGI Hong-Kong offices.
A second Hackathon on 20th – 22th July 2015 at the University of Oxford, was organised as part of the ELIXIR UK Node activities and with the participation of members of the ISA user community, ELIXIR EBI and NL Nodes, FAIRDOM, RO and Nanopublications groups