The Technology Platform Bioinformatics consists of two groups. The Bioinformatics Resource Facility (BRF) operates a complex and highly specialized hardware and software infrastructure which forms the basis for the academic and scientific activities within CeBiTec. The Bielefeld University Bioinformatics Services (BiBiServ) provides a collection of bioinformatical tools, support services, and eLearning courses for public access over the internet.