Celebrating three years of the Data Stewardship Wizard

The Data Stewardship Wizard (DSW) resource has recently celebrated its third anniversary since the first v1.0 release. Initially conceived through a mind-map of data management topics, a questionnaire system and a collaboration between ELIXIR Netherlands and ELIXIR Czech Republic, the DSW has now flourished into an interactive web-tool to help scientists and researchers manage their data in an accessible and user-friendly way. … Continue reading

Open Consultation on the NPOS2030 Ambition Document

Aim of this Consultation and next stepsThis Open Consultation aims to give all stakeholders the opportunity to reflect on the NPOS2030 Ambition Document. The feedback received in this consultation will help the NPOS Steering Board and the Programme Line Leads to start filling in actions for each of the Key Lines of Action for the coming years, thus creating a… Continue reading

Join the BioSB board

As announced during the member’s meeting of the BioSB research school on December 6th, Perry Moerland will step down as member of the BioSB board (responsible for ‘Communication’ and ‘Education’) on February 28 2022 and will instead become chair of the BioSB education committee (EduCom). We would like to thank Perry for his contribution to the BioSB board and wish… Continue reading

New National Roadmap 2021 presented

On September 8, 2021 Minister van Engelshoven (Education, Culture, Science) received the new National Roadmap for Large-Scale Infrastructure 2021. In the new Roadmap nine groups present their proposals for investments in a large-scale research infrastructure for the next 10 years. In the domain Life and Health sciences four groups have been identified: green life sciences, life sciences & enabling technology,… Continue reading

BioSB 2021 – looking back on a successful online edition

We were delighted to meet over three hundred people from both academia and industry during the two-day BioSB 2021 conference on June 15 and 16. Just like last year, BioSB 2021 was held online. The program included many interesting topics and we again were very pleased to see so many excellent talks and presentations. The keynote lectures by Kathleen Marchal, Edda… Continue reading

Vacancy DTL Projects: Bioinformatician/Data Steward

Are you joining our team to strengthen FAIR data stewardship and analysis in Dutch life sciences research? Are you experienced in data interoperability in life sciences research? Here is your chance to join our team and help build the capacity in FAIR-based data stewardship in the DTL and Health-RI network.   Towards a national FAIR-compliant data infrastructure for life sciences… Continue reading

Dutch government pledges to invest 68,5 million into Health-RI

The Dutch government is investing 68.5 million euros from the National Growth Fund to advance Health-RI’s national health data infrastructure. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the importance of an integrated national health data infrastructure. Health-RI, together with many partners, including the university medical centers, can now further develop the infrastructure needed to securely store, combine and make health data accessible… Continue reading

Discover a new Research Data Management tool: ELIXIR’s RDMkit

The ELIXIR-CONVERGE Research Data Management kit (RDMkit) is an online guide containing good data management practices applicable to research projects from the beginning to the end. Developed and managed by people who work every day with life science data, the RDMkit offers guidelines, information and pointers, organised in many different ways, to help you with problems throughout the data’s life… Continue reading