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Scientific data management and collaboration made easy.

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Simplified data management.

No more ad-hoc scientific data management solutions. We provide the easiest way to manage and access your scientific data and metadata in a single location.

Access your data from everywhere

Blackfynn lets you and your team manage and access your data no matter where you’re located.

Look at your data in context

Blackfynn knows that your metadata is as important as the raw data files for any scientific effort. Capture both in an integrated platform and be able to look at your data in context.

Less IT, more science

Our scalable, cloud-based platform is ready to use from day one. Stop worrying about server maintenance and storage and get back to focusing on advancing scientific and medical discoveries.

Explore your data with ease.

Organize and navigate your files and metadata through an intuitive, easy-to-use cloud-based solution.

Model data to fit your needs

Describe your data with understood and recognized concepts from ontologies and common data elements — or create your own data models.

Rapidly explore your data

Visually explore relationships between your data and discover insights without having to write complex queries.

Discover new relationships

Gain a better understanding of your data by capturing the knowledge related to raw data and the relationships that exist across it with metadata.

Advanced analysis tools.

Leverage powerful APIs and client libraries using the tools and analytical environments you already work in.

Support for Neuroscience file formats

Blackfynn understands numerous file formats to allow user to interact with data using a standardized interface.

Advanced MATLAB and Python integration

Interact with your data and metadata programmatically using our open-source MATLAB and Python libraries.

Build your own integrations

Our open API allows you to develop your own integrations with the Blackfynn platform.

Powerful, interactive viewing.

Explore your data from a wide range of file formats. Zoom and pan imaging data, or playback an EEG session in real-time directly in your browser.

Timeseries Data

2D Imaging

Clinical Imaging

Tabular Data

Foster collaboration.

Accelerate innovation by empowering you and your team with the collaboration tools they need.

Comments and discussions

Add inline comments and participate in discussions by @mentioning team members to facilitate collaboration.

Smart notifications

Invite members of your team to access datasets. Blackfynn will automatically alert them when data is processed so they can easily review new data.

Blackfynn Discover

Blackfynn Discover allows you to find and access public scientific datasets. Share your own data, request Datacite DOIs, or find and download public datasets. Visit to get started!

For scientists, by scientists.

Blackfynn enables you to see your data in context and track activity around your datasets.

Affordable pricing

Competitvely priced for academic and non-profit use.

Scientific data viewers

Interact and view raw data in immersive viewers right in your brower. No need to rely on third-party tools or installing software.

You own your data

Keep data private or share it with your team. Datasets allow you to organize and share your data — you decide who has access.

Safe and secure.

Our secure platform provides best-in-class security and compliance.

Enterprise-grade security

Our platform safeguards your sensitive data and complies with data standards. Our platform uses SSL and 128-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) to create a secure tunnel while data is transferred and 256-bit encryption while at rest.

Fine-tuned security controls

Our platform allows you to control permissions on datasets to manage the level of access each user has to your data.

HIPAA Compliant

The Blackfynn platform is HIPAA compliant and routinely undergoes security assessments by third parties.

Create your free account.

Manage, analyze, visualize and collaborate on scientific data — all in one powerful, cloud-based platform. Sign up for free.

  • 5 GB of File Storage
  • Up to 5 users
  • Unlimited Metadata Storage
  • Non-PHI Data
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Interactive Viewers
  • APIs and Client Tools
  • Enterprise-grade Security

Free account is for academia, government organizations, and other non-profit institutions. Need more data or users? Contact us for additional pricing and tiers.

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