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Follow-up Report on the First CoRDI – Conference on Research Data Infrastructure

September 21st, 2023 | by
Coscine lecture at the CorDI with Katja Jansen

Source: Own illustration

For the first time, the “Conference on Research Data Infrastructure” took place in Karlsruhe from 12 to 14 September 2023. The conference was organised by the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) Association in cooperation with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and brought together national and international experts from various research fields and research data management infrastructures under the motto “Connecting Communities”. With numerous scientific talks, discussions, guest lectures, poster presentations and networking opportunities, the event focused on the comprehensive use of research data. Find out how Coscine integrated into the conference in this blog post.

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Do You Already Know the PID Network Project?

July 6th, 2023 | by
Digital fingerprint image

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In May, the virtual dialogue platform and the social media channels on Mastodon and Twitter went online to provide information on developments around the topic of persistent identifiers (PID). Behind this is the project PID Network Germany, which was launched in March and which we would like to introduce in our new blog post.

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IAM4NFDI on the Way to the NFDI-Wide Basic Service

June 1st, 2023 | by
Digital fingerprint scan against a blue background

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On March 31, the first funding decision regarding the basic service financing was made. The consortium meeting unanimously decided to fund the basic service application “Identity and Access Management for the German National Research Data Infrastructure (IAM4NFDI)” through the joint Base4NFDI project. IAM4NFDI is thus the first to take the path to an NFDI-wide basic service.


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Shaping Data Spaces in Germany and Europe – Herrenhäuser Conference

May 25th, 2023 | by
People sitting together in a conference

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From April 24 to 25, the Herrenhäuser Conference “Shaping Data Spaces in Germany and Europe – Impulses from Science” took place in Hannover. Decision-makers from the European Commission, the DFG and the NFDI consortia met to discuss the current and future challenges of data nationally and across Europe. RWTH Aachen University was also represented at the two-day conference.

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Presentation of the New NFDI Section “Industry Engagement”

May 11th, 2023 | by
National Research Data Infrastructure Germany (NFDI)


The sections are an important part of the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI). In October 2021, the first four sections have already started their work. On March 22, the Scientific Senate approved the establishment of the fifth section: Industry Engagement (section-industry).


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Follow-up report – Coscine at NFDI ToolTalk

April 6th, 2023 | by
Coscine at NFDI ToolTalk

Source: Own illustration

On March 20, 2023, Coscine was presented as part of the NFDI ToolTalk series. As previously announced in the NFDI Talks blog post, here is the post-event report on the digital event. What the contents of the presentation were, we have summarized for you in this post.

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NFDI Talks: Coscine at the NFDI ToolTalk

March 23rd, 2023 | by
Coscine at NFDI ToolTalk

Source: Own illustration

In order to give researchers space and time for exchange and impulses, the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) organizes regular Talks in which experts from various disciplines present exciting topics in research data management (RDM) such as new services, use cases, and more. In the current ToolTalk, Coscine was the subject of the event!

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Work of Base4NFDI Already in Full Swing

March 16th, 2023 | by
Symbolic image of what Base4NFDI will do

Source: Base4NFDI

At the beginning of March 2023, the funding of the consortia from the third round of calls for proposals has started. But Base4NFDI‘s work is already in full swing. The initiative supports and develops services that cannot be delivered NFDI-wide by individual consortia, but are needed by many. Applications for Base4NFDI funding – to initialize services, integrate services, and begin operations – will be available at least three times per year during the initial phase. The first round in 2023 is already in full swing.

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What Does a Data Steward Actually Do? Part 3

February 16th, 2023 | by
Presentation with photo of Data Steward Katharina Grünwald

Katharina Grünwald in an interview. Source: Own illustration

The professional field of data stewards is exciting and versatile, which is why we don’t want to deprive our RDM blog readership of the third part of our series “What does a data steward actually do? In this interview, Ms. Katharina Grünwald answers our questions.

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Datenkompetenz: Community Workshop

January 4th, 2023 | by

This entry is only available in German.

Save the date! Am 23. Februar 2023 wird es von der NFDI einen Community Workshop zum Thema “Kartierung der Datenkompetenz-Angebote” geben.

Der Community Workshop wird von 10:00 – 14:00 Uhr online stattfinden.


Weitere Informationen zur Anmeldung und zum Programm folgen im Januar.