Third Community Workshop

The third NFDI4Microbiota Community Workshop will take place on June 22, 2020 from 13:00 to 16:00 online (the videoconference details will be made available soon). Please join this workshop if you want to learn more about NFDI4Microbiota and to discuss the outcome of the questionnaire we sent around to collect community feedback (registration).

Report of the second Community Workshop

The second NFDI4Microbiota Community Workshop took place in Leipzig on March 11, 2020 during the 6th Joint Conference of the DGHM & VAAM (72nd Annual Meeting of the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM) and Annual Meeting 2020 of the Association for General and Applied Microbiology (VAAM)). Members of the German microbiology community were informed about the NFDI4Microbiota consortium and asked their questions to the consortium members. A report of this workshop is now available:

Report of the first Community Workshop

The first NFDI4Microbiota Community Workshop took place on November 21, 2019 in Cologne. Members of the German microbial research community were informed about the NFDI4Microbiota consortium, discussed potential contributions and gave feedback about the weak points of the consortium, the missing parts of the consortium and the potential ways to involve the community. A comprehensive report of this workshop is now available:

Application for co-applicants and partners open

The NFDI4Microbiota consortium will submit its proposal in October 2020. As discussed during the 1st Community Workshop (2019-11-21), institutions that wish to become co-applicants or partners are now welcome to submit a request. The number of co-applicants is limited, and they will be asked for a strong commitment. Selected co-applicants will receive NFDI funds. Partners can contribute with expertise or commit to support/use NFDI4Microbiota. In practice, candidates should submit a two- to three-page request (see forms in the Documents or Participate sections) by December 21, 2019. Requests can be sent to, and will be evaluated by January 31, 2020.