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National resources: Germany


This page provides useful information and resources with a focus on research data management in Germany. An overview of services provided by ELIXIR Germany can be found on the websites of de.NBI/ELIXIR Germany and ELIXIR.


Policies and Recommendations for Research Data

Research Data Initiatives

Tools and resources

Tailored to users in Germany

Developed and/or deployed by institutions and organisations in Germany.

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Data Management Plan (DMP) generator that focuses on plant science.

Data management plan Plant sciences
GFBio Data Management Plan Tool

DMP creation and support by German Federation for Biological Data (GFBio).

Data management plan

The German Human Genome-Phenome Archive.

Data storage Documentation and metadata Researcher Data Steward: research

Open access publishing platform for life sciences.

Data publication Researcher Data Steward: research

Research Data Management Organiser.

Data management plan

Germany contributes to

Institutions and organisations in Germany are actively involved in the development of the following tools and resources.

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Database of enzyme and enzyme-ligand information, across all taxonomic groups, manually extracted from primary literature and extended by text mining procedures

Microbial biotechnology Tool info Standards/Databases Training

Plant Genomics and Phenomics Research Data Repository

Plant sciences Plant Genomics Researcher Data Steward: research Data Steward: infrastructure Data publication Documentation and metadata Plant Phenomics Standards/Databases

A data Management Platform for organising, sharing and publishing research datasets, models, protocols, samples, publications and other research outcomes.

Data storage Data Steward: infrastructure NeLS Microbial biotechnology IFB Machine actionability Plant Phenomics Plant Genomics Tool info

Data Publisher for Earth and Environmental Science

Data publication Documentation and metadata Researcher Data Steward: research Tool info Standards/Databases

SILVA provides comprehensive, quality checked and regularly updated datasets of aligned small (16S/18S, SSU) and large subunit (23S/28S, LSU) ribosomal RNA (rRNA) sequences for all three domains of life (Bacteria, Archaea and Eukarya).

Tool info Standards/Databases Training

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