The Research Data Alliance (RDA) was launched as a community-driven organization in 2013 by the European Commission, the United States Government's National Science Foundation and National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the Australian Government’s Department of Innovation with the goal of building the social and technical infrastructure to enable open sharing of data.
With more than 7,500 members from 137 countries (October 2018), RDA provides a neutral space where its members can come together through focused global Working and Interest Groups to develop and adopt infrastructure that promotes data-sharing and data-driven research, and accelerate the growth of a cohesive data community that integrates contributors across domain, research, national, geographical and generational boundaries. You can find a brief introduction to the RDA with links to further information on the RDA Web site here.
Some statistics on our members
Watch this space for updated statistics on the RDA Membership issued on a monthly basis.
In addition to the membership, both individual and organisational, details you can also find general information on the Research Data Alliance. You are encouraged to use and integrate these slides if you would like to present details on RDA.
View them on Slideshare at www.slideshare.net/ResearchDataAlliance