Biodiversity Digital Twin

Project Details


The Biodiversity Digital Twin prototype provides advanced models for simulation and prediction capabilities, through practical use cases addressing critical issues related to global biodiversity dynamics.

BioDT exploits the LUMI Supercomputer and employs FAIR data combined with digital infrastructure, predictive modelling and AI solutions, facilitating evidence-based solutions for biodiversity protection and restoration.

Funded by Horizon Europe call HORIZON-INFRA-2021-TECH-01-01 101057437, the project responds to key EU and international policy initiatives, including the EU Biodiversity Strategy 2030, EU Green Deal, UN Sustainable Development Goals, Destination Earth.
Effective start/end date1/06/2231/05/25

Collaborative partners

  • The University of Manchester
  • CSC - IT Center for Science Ltd (Collaborator) (lead)
  • Trust-IT SRL (Collaborator)
  • VSB Technical University of Ostrava (Collaborator)
  • TNO (Collaborator)
  • University of Jyvaskyla (Collaborator)
  • University of Tartu (Collaborator)
  • Royal Institute of Technology (Collaborator)
  • Swansea University (Collaborator)
  • European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (Collaborator)
  • Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ (Helmholtz-Zentrum fur Umweltforschung UFZ) (Collaborator)
  • UK Centre For Ecology & Hydrology (Collaborator)
  • Umweltbundesamt GmbH (Collaborator)
  • University of Helsinki (Collaborator)
  • Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) (Collaborator)
  • University of Oslo (Collaborator)
  • Naturalis Biodiversity Center (Collaborator)
  • Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (Collaborator)
  • LifeWatch ERIC (Collaborator)
  • Bayer Aktiengesellschaft (Collaborator)
  • Martin-Luther University Halle Wittenberg (Collaborator)


  • Horizon Europe Funding Guarantee


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