Tomasz Zielinski (UEDIN) attended OpenBIS training in Basel, Switzerland. OpenBIS is an open source system for managing biological information that is being used in over 20 institutions. The training was focused on features of OpenBIS from the power-user perspective, like: system configuration, metadata model, customization of datatypes, data input. It was accompanied by demonstration of working instances for addressing particular use-cases. The experience gained allowed to identify OpenBIS as potential system for general data management within SynthSys centre.