DMP requirements of FFG

The FFG requires the creation of a data management plan (DMP) for funded projects in the context of the IKT der Zukunft calls from November 2020. The DMP must be submitted as an appendix to the project description of the application and must then be continuously updated with the project reports. 

The FFG does not make any specifications on the form of the DMP, but refers to the free tool DMP Online, opens an external URL in a new window, the Guidelines on FAIR Data Management, opens an external URL in a new window of the European Commission and the services of openaire, opens an external URL in a new window.

We recommend to prepare the DMP based on the Practical Guide to the International Alignment of Research Data Management, opens an external URL in a new window by Science Europe. We have compiled detailed, TU Wien-specific advise on this in the manual "How to write a data management plan (DMP)". The current version of this guide can be found on our page about data management plans.