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Mailing list

You can subscribe to the NFDI4Microbiota mailing list here.

Request to become a NFDI4Microbiota participant

The NFDI4Microbiota consortium will submit its proposal on September 30, 2020. In December 2019, institutions that wished to become NFDI4Microbiota co-applicants sent their request. In January 2020, co-applicants were selected. Co-applicants are limited in number, and they are asked for a strong commitment. Institutions that wish to become participants can still send their request (see form below) to contact@nfdi4microbiota.de. Requests will be evaluated as soon as possible.

The roles of participants

In its Guidelines for Consortia – National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) gives the following information about participants:

To complement the consortium’s subject-specific or information infrastructure expertise, additional participants may be integrated in the consortium. These may be natural persons and non-profit legal entities. Participants interact and contribute to the consortium and its work programme on a sustained basis. The consortium can request funds for the involvement of participants.

Specifically, here are the responsibilities participants could take within the NFDI4Microbiota consortium:

  • Suggesting measures
  • Designing standards
  • Providing data and software
  • Using and promoting NFDI4Microbiota output within their local research community
  • Joining the User Council and/or the Scientific Advisory Board
  • Writing Use Cases
  • Giving general feedback

NFDI4Microbiota Community Workshops

Third NFDI4Microbiota Community Workshop (2020-06-22, online)

The third NFDI4Microbiota Community Workshop will take place on June 22, 2020 online (registration).

Second NFDI4Microbiota Community Workshop (2020-03-11, Leipzig)

The second NFDI4Microbiota Community Workshop took place on March 11, 2020 in Leipzig (DGHM VAAM 2020 programme).

First NFDI4Microbiota Community Workshop (2019-11-21, Cologne)

The first NFDI4Microbiota Community Workshop took place on November 21, 2019 in Cologne (archives of fdm.nrw).