Virtual Imaging Platform

Web portal for medical simulation and image data analysis

The Vitual Imaging Platform (VIP) is a web portal with popular computational tools available for use by registered users. These include:

Access policy

VIP can be used by academic researchers worldwide and requires no specific knowledge of programming or other IT skills above use of a web browser.


VIP relies on EGI’s High-Throughput Compute and Online Storage resources made available through the biomed Virtual Organisation.

As of January 2017, VIP has 990 registered users, with 115 users active during the last quarter of 2016. On average, the researchers that use VIP for their work consume about 30 years of CPU time per month.

Use cases

Tobias Granberg used VIP to analyse the results of a long-term study of the effects of multiple sceloris. The results were published in the Multiple Sclerosis Journal.


Glatard et al. 2013. Transactions on Medical Imaging. doi: 10.1109/TMI.2012.2220154. (Full text, Open Access)