Proposal on Open Discovery and Exchange of (big) data in Life sciences funded for 2 years

Recently the Dutch research council (NWO) and the Netherlands eScience Center announced that they will co-fund the proposal called ODEX4all: Open Discovery and Exchange of (big) data in the Life Science, for the next 2 years. The project aims to address the semantic aspects of the ‘Big Data’ challenges in the life sciences by realising full interoperability on key public… Continue reading

Jointly designing a Data FAIRPORT

On the 13th to 16th of January 2014 the Dutch ELIXIR Node, in cooperation with the Netherlands eScience Center and the Lorentz Center, organized an ‘unconference’ titled:  ‘Jointly designing a Data FAIRPORT’. During these four days key aspects of a global infrastructure for effective data publishing, discovery, sharing and re-use for eScience experimentation were discussed. The workshop brought together 25… Continue reading