Service to run Nextflow pipelines
The command line service provides the necessary environment to run any Nextflow pipeline. The basic command for using the service after logging in is: nextflow run <pipeline_name> For a collection of curated containerised pipelines used by biological core facilities see nf-core (

For developers
Software, Service, Workflow tool
Processing and analysis
Applicability domain:
Targeted industry:
Drugs, Chemicals, Nanotechnology
Targeted users:
Software Developers, Researchers, Students
Relevant OpenRiskNet case study:
TGX - Toxicogenomics-based prediction and mechanism identification
Support service:
Support contact:
Paolo Di Tommaso
References and training materials:


Gitter Support Channel:

Google Forum:!forum/nextflow


If you use Nextflow in your research, please cite:

P. Di Tommaso, et al. Nextflow enables reproducible computational workflows. 

Nature Biotechnology 35, 316–319 (2017) doi:10.1038/nbt.3820

Provided by:
Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)
Contact: @evanfloden
Apache 2.0
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Implementation status:
Integration status:
Integration in progress
Service integration operations completed:
Utilises the OpenRiskNet APIs to ensure that each service is accessible to our proposed interoperability layer.
Is annotated according to the semantic interoperability layer concept using defined ontologies.
Is containerised for easy deployment in virtual environments of OpenRiskNet instances.
Has documented scientific and technical background.
Is deployed into the OpenRiskNet reference environment.
Is listed in the OpenRiskNet discovery services.
Is listed in other central repositories like eInfraCentral, and TeSS (ELIXIR).
Provides legal and ethical statements on how the service can be used.