Institute for Research Development, Training and Advice

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IRDTA is an organizaton with the mission of

  • Promoting scientific events for the development of research careers in the broad field of theoretical computer science, bioinspired computing, natural language processing and bioinformatics.
  • Developing 1-week research training programs for PhD students and beyond in the area of data science and machine learning.
  • Advising research funding organizations and scientific institutions in the process of identifying experts exactly fitting their thematic needs.
  • Advising universities, research centers and companies for the preparation of research funding proposals to EU programs.

Scientific events


International Conference on Algorithms for Computational Biology
Latest event: AlCoB 2020 & 2021 | Past events


International Conference on Language and Automata Theory and Applications
Latest event: LATA 2020 & 2021 | Past events


International Conference on Statistical Language and Speech Processing
Latest event: SLSP 2020 & 2021 | Past events


International Conference on the Theory and Practice of Natural Computing
Latest event: TPNC 2020 & 2021 | Past events

Research training programs


International School on Deep Learning
Latest events:
DeepLearn 2022 Summer
DeepLearn 2022 Spring
DeepLearn 2022 Winter | Past events


International School on Big Data
Latest event: BigDat 2021 Autumn | Past events

Advice on scientific experts

We have extensive access to the best sources of information about profiles of scientists worldwide. Please describe the scientific area for which you are looking for experts with the greatest detail, so that we can provide you feedback:

Advice on EU research funding programs (and in particular the ERC)

We can provide competent advice through presentations to university audiences, research centers and companies as well as guidance for the formulation of research proposals. The staff able to do it are former members of EU research funding bodies.