Current and roadmap information about the Beacon protocol development can be accessed through the ELIXIR Beacon site.

OICR News - The buzz about Beacon

This article by the OICR public relations team highlights the role of the Beacon project in the GA4GH landscape, with emphasis on the role of Marc Fiume - now an adjunct professor at OICR - as one of the developers of the original protocol.

mbaudis, 2018-11-22: more ...

GA4GH and ELIXIR Release Beacon API v1 with increased security measures

ELIXIR and the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) have announced the release of the first genomic data interoperability standard from the GA4GH 2018 Strategic Roadmap.

mbaudis, 2018-10-18: more ...

GA4GH Beacon v1.0

The official Beacon API v1.0.0 has been approved through the GA4GH Product Approval Process.

mbaudis, 2018-10-02: more ...

Release of Beacon v0.4

Beacon v0.4.0 has been released using the OpenAPI specification.

mbaudis, 2018-01-24: more ...

Release of Beacon v0.3

Beacon v0.3.0 Release

mbaudis, 2016-05-31: more ...