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Introducing the German national research data infrastructure NFDI

We cordially invite you to the next webinar in the RDM in Austria series on 16 May 2023.

Presentation of the names of the NDFI consortia, sorted by reseach

© NFDI e.V.

The 26 NFDI consortia

In this one-hour webinar hosted by TU Graz, we welcome a guest from Germany: Cord Wiljes, Scientific Officer at the association Nationale Forschungsdateninfrastruktur (NFDI) e.V, will give an overview of NFDI’s goals, organisation, and practical work. In addition, activities for networking with international research data infrastructures will be presented.

NFDI aims to establish and permanently operate a comprehensive range of research data management services for researchers from all disciplines in Germany. Funded with up to 90 million euros per year from 2020 to 2028, the project aims to make research data sustainably available in accordance with the FAIR principles.

In the 26 domain-specific NFDI consortia, representatives from different universities and research institutions work together to establish standards for their communities. Cross-cutting topics are dealt with in sections overarching the consortia. The four sections deal with:

  • the creation of multi-cloud shared infrastructure,
  • ethical, legal, and social issues,
  • (meta)data, terminologies, provenance as well as
  • education and training.

The activities to establish the national research data infrastructure are coordinated by the non-profit association Nationale Forschungsdateninfrastruktur (NFDI) e.V based in Karlsruhe.

Webinar date and registration

Wie baut man eine landesweite Forschungsdateninfrastruktur? (German)
Die NFDI in Deutschland

16 May 2023, 10:00-11:00, online

Additional information and the registration form can be found on the webinar page, opens an external URL in a new window.

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Kurzinformation NFDI und Konsortien, 10.03.2023. Nationale Forschungsdateninfrastruktur e.V.. Available for download on the NFDI website, opens an external URL in a new window.

Further RDM in Austria workshops in the summer semester

Two more webinars are planned for this summer semester in the series Research Data Management in Austria. If you are interested, please register directly on the respective webinar page for participation:


TU Wien
Center for Research Data Management
Favoritenstraße 16 (top floor), 1040 Vienna

Twitter: @RDMTUWien