HYBRID Data Stewards Interest Group (DSIG)

We are excited to announce the first HYBRID Data Stewards Interest Group (DSIG) meeting in over 2 years. We are invited to the Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology. Date: Monday May 30, 13.45 – 16.00 CEST plus drinks.Onsite: Heidelberglaan 25, Utrecht, room 1E, the NetherlandsOnline: between 14:15-16:00, online participation is possible via zoom.Speakers: Jet Zoon & Patrick Kemmeren (on setting up an… Continue reading

Growth Fund invests 325 million euros in Oncode-PACT to accelerate the development of cancer drugs

Utrecht, 14 April 2022 – The National Growth Fund invests 325 million euros in the Oncode-PACT plan to accelerate the preclinical development process of cancer drugs. This has just been announced during the press conference by Jeroen Dijsselbloem, chairman of the National Growth Fund Committee. The committee recommends allocating the entire amount, of which 161 million euros will be awarded… Continue reading


The FAIRification board game aims to give a visual and succinct representation of the FAIRification steps followed by the ERNs registries to make their data more findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable. The player starts the game on the top left corner of the board and moves around clockwise one tile at a time. Scroll down for more information on each… Continue reading

NWO Life 2022

NWO Life2022 will take place on 24 and 25 May 2022 at Hotel Zuiderduin in Egmond aan Zee. The two plenary keynote speakers are Marten Scheffer and Ines Thiele. NWO Life hosts 5 tracks. The tracks address the research that is performed within the life sciences at different scale levels. Registration is open!Make sure you register for the congress after you have created an account. Register now! Would… Continue reading

IOS Press 35 Year Anniversary

On March 31, 2022 IOS Press will commemorate a 35th anniversary with an exclusive symposium entitled “The Future of Science Publishing – Personal Views.” The speakers at the symposium will share their light on current developments within their field and what they see ahead of us in the future of publishing. At the symposium, they will host two tracks – a Tech… Continue reading

DTL joins Research Data Netherlands

February 2022 – Research Data Netherlands (RDNL), the partnership between 4TU.ResearchData, DANS and SURF welcomes Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences (DTL). With the arrival of DTL, RDNL can better serve all domains of science benefitting from a joint approach to training, long-term preservation and FAIR-based data stewardship. DTL joins the RDNL partnership and helps create a strong portfolio of activities… Continue reading

‘4TU.ResearchData: A repository service and community for FAIR data’ – Join the online webinar!

4TU.ResearchData will present an overview of their repository services and community for FAIR data. About this event4TU.ResearchData will present an overview of their repository services and community for FAIR data. Part one of the presentation provides more detailed information about the technical infrastructure to support FAIR data. Part two provides information about the community (human infrastructure) around the data repository.… Continue reading

Networking Day in Utrecht

Will you join us? Tuesday the 29th of March LCRDM will have its first Networking Day of 2022 in Utrecht, in the Muntgebouw, from 10.00-16.00. LCRDM take this opportunity to reflect on a decade of RDM professionals, the value added to research and science. And of course, LCRDM will look forward: what’s up, new and different in the RDM landscape. The… Continue reading

Looking back on 2021 and forward to 2022

Dear colleagues,  Hopefully, 2022 has started well for you. May it bring you good health and more opportunities to meet freely with family, friends and colleagues.  Last year, the DTL team worked hard to realise our ambition to strengthen the Dutch digital life sciences infrastructure and expertise base. We have contributed to many initiatives and projects and have collaborated with health and… Continue reading