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Information material on the NFDI

Here we provide you with information material on the NFDI. You will find a short document on the NFDI, two videos presenting background information on the NFDI and the review process, as well as graphics from the videos for reuse.

Videos about the NFDI

Screenshot Video: What is the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI)?
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What is the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI)?

In this video we explain the position of the NFDI in the national research data landscape, its goals and its structure with a focus on the NFDI consortia and their challenges.

Screenshot Video: The NFDI Review Process
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The NFDI Review Process

The DFG organises the review process for consortia in the context of establishing the NFDI. In this video you will learn how the review in the second selection round will be conducted, what is expected from reviewers and some important background information.

Graphics from Video 1 “What is the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI)?”

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Importance of research dataInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Requirements of research dataInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Problem: Decentralised storage of research dataInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Problem: Temporary storage of research dataInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Problem: Non-standardised metadataInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Problem: Varying quality of research dataInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Problem: Lack of processes for assessing data qualityInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Goal of the NFDI: To network existing research data servicesInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
FAIR principlesInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Network of consortiaInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Consortia represent different areas of science and the humanitiesInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Structural elements of the NFDI: Consortia AssemblyInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Structural elements of the NFDI: DirectorateInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Structural elements of the NFDI: Scientific SenateInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Cooperation with consortia that cover a range of disciplines run by different institutionsInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Networking within and between consortiaInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF

Graphics from Video 2 “The NFDI Review Process”

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Comparative evaluation of the consortia by the NFDI Expert Committee, recommendation to the Joint Science Conference (GWK) and funding decision by the GWKInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Goal of the selection process: joint establishment of a research infrastructure, NOT funding of an individual research projectInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Review of consortia covering a range of disciplinesInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Focus of the review on subject-specific AND infrastructural aspectsInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
3 funding criteria on which the review is basedInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Selection process in the second selection roundInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Background information: Figures and datesInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
What can and cannot be funded?Interner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Results of the first selection roundInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Session I of the review processInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Session II of the review processInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Session III of the review processInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF
Networked infrastructure as an overarching goal of the NFDIInterner LinkPNG | Interner LinkTIF