About us

We enable open science by developing and implementing open source solutions, FAIRifying data and expert consulting in life sciences.

The Hyve helps life science organisations align their data infrastructure and research needs, including global pharmaceutical companies, hospitals and research institutions. We are a young, fast-growing company employing an international and multidisciplinary team of data and IT specialists who share the same mission: to enable open science.

What can we do for you?

Our vision

Everyone in life sciences works together towards better health

Research institutes and hospitals around the world are producing more and more biomedical and health data. Sharing this data with fellow scientists is a real challenge. Our vision is to break down these silos, since having more data available speeds up research and creates more value for better health. We firmly believe this challenge can be solved with software, knowledge and training. Biomedical scientists working together will save lives. Health issues will be detected earlier. More treatment options will be available for a range of diseases. Therapies will be less experimental and better adjusted to the patient’s personal situation. In other words: Better health and better healthcare!

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Our values

The values that define our company culture


We are dedicated to science and enabling it to have a positive impact on people’s lives, to our clients who enable us to work on open-source solutions, to the open source communities in which we participate and to our people who are in turn dedicated to The Hyve.


The only way to have an impact in a multidisciplinary field such as science is to collaborate. We work together with our clients, our partners in grant projects and consortia and the open-source communities around the tools we support.


We believe that innovation can come from anywhere and it is important to keep an open mind and embrace novel ideas. As The Hyve, we always keep an eye out for new open-source tools, which can come from universities, pharma companies, research collaborations and various funding initiatives.


While our work is a lot of fun, we firmly believe that we are also doing meaningful work. We contribute to open-source projects that are used to select better treatments for patients, develop new treatments, and much more. We help researchers and health professionals to make patients’ lives better.

Our history

How it started

The Hyve was founded in 2012 by Kees van Bochove, who had long been fascinated by open-source software and its application in life science research. The inspiration for The Hyve as the company name, came from the company Pentaho who used The Beekeeper analogy to describe the open-source business model.

Over the past decade, The Hyve has grown from a small startup into a company with worldwide operations. All those years, our expert team has been dedicated to helping clients align their data infrastructure and research needs by leveraging open-source software and FAIRifying data.


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ISO 27001 certification

ISO 27001 is a quality standard that lists the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually improving an “Information Security Management System” (ISMS).

The certificate, achieved in 2017, recertified in 2020 and in 2023 for the revised standard, proves that The Hyve complies with the security requirements of the ISO 27001:2022 standard within the scope for the development, hosting, and support of open-source software, consultancy, and data services and -analysis for biomedical informatics.

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We are hiring


The Hyve is a young but fast-growing company employing a multinational and multidisciplinary team of data engineers, software engineers, solutions architects, business analysts, and other professionals. We are always on the lookout for talented and dedicated individuals to join our mission of enabling open science.

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