Research Data Alliance
The Research Data Alliance aims to accelerate and facilitate research data sharing and exchange. The work of the Research Data Alliance will primarily be undertaken through its working groups. Participation in working groups and interest groups, starting new working groups, and attendance at the twice-yearly plenary meetings is open to all.
The second biannual plenary meeting of the RDA will be at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC from 16-18 September 2013
First Plenary and RDA Launch Event
The first plenary meeting and official launch of RDA was held in Gothenburg, Sweden from 18-20 March 2013.
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Participation in the RDA is open to anyone who agrees to the RDA principles. There are several ways to participate in the RDA. Please see the overview here.
The purpose of the Research Data Alliance is to accelerate international data-driven innovation and discovery by facilitating research data sharing and exchange, use and re-use, standards harmonization, and discoverability. This will be achieved through the development and adoption of infrastructure, policy, practice, standards, and other deliverables.
The Research Data Alliance is being brought into existence by an initial three research funding organisations:
- The Australian Commonwealth Government through the Australian National Data Service supported by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy Program and the Education Investment Fund (EIF) Super Science Initiative
- The European Commission through the iCordi project funded under the 7th Framework Program
- The United States of America through the RDA/US activity funded by the National Science Foundation
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