In October 2014, the Helmholtz Center for Infectious Diseases, Robert Koch Institute, Bernhard Nocht Institute, Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (NFELTP), Hasso Plattner Institute, and SAP consolidated their efforts and expertise in an interdisciplinary committee to build the Surveillance Outbreak and Response Management System (SORMAS), a management tool to support identifying emerging infections and suspected cases as well as their contacts and leveraging immediate information exchange between all involved parties of outbreak control. In order to meet the specific technical requirements of West African countries, SORMAS consists of applications for both desktop PCs and Android smartphones that are connected to a central data management platform. Read more.
Contact: Cindy Perscheid, Dr. Matthieu-P. Schapranow, Dr. Matthias Uflacker
Research Area: In-Memory Data Management for Life Sciences