Task Area 2 – Standards & Policies

This TA is dedicated to facilitating and stimulating data sharing and re-use by supporting easy and open access to microbial and associated data, following the FAIR data principles. To this end, the consortium will establish the following Measures (M):

  • M2.1 – Data & Metadata Standards: promoting the use of relevant data and metadata requirements.
  • M2.2 – Experimental Procedure Standards: promoting the use of appropriate experimental protocols.
  • M2.3 – Workflow Standards: promoting the use of suitable analytical approaches.
  • M2.4 – Policies and legal issues for data management and re-use: ensuring open access, reproducibility, consistency, transparency, and interoperability.