Recent News


In December the first BioHackathon Germany was organised by the team of the German ELIXIR node. Continue Reading

Error Cultures in Science

"Researchers are afraid of publishing their data „because others may discover mistakes". A panel discussion about error culture und cultural change. Continue Reading

NFDI4Chem Terminology Service Version 2.0 is Launched

Interested in ontologies in the field of chemistry or closely related disciplines? Then you should definitely take a closer look at our redesigned Terminology Service! Continue Reading

NFDI4Chem Search Service is Live

You are looking for datasets in the context of chemistry and are tired of searching countless repositories one by one? Then our new Search Service is exactly what you need! Continue Reading

Changes in our Advisory Boards

This year we also had two changes in the composition of our advisory boards. Continue Reading

New Participants NFDI4Chem

We are very pleased to welcome Prof. Jürgen Pleiss, Institute of Biochemistry and Technical Biochemistry at the University Stuttgart as new participant in the NFDI4Chem consortium. Continue Reading

Data Pledge

Our Lead-by-Example collection aims to provide a large body of real datasets to document the process of evolving FAIRness of research data, to surface practical issues, and to suggest improvements. Continue Reading

Reaching out!

NFDI4Chem has been busy in the latter half of the year visiting many events such as conferences. Here, important connections for NFDI4Chem with key organisations were established. Continue Reading

NFDI4Chem at Tag der Forschungsdaten Event Hosted by RWTH Aachen University

NFDI4Chem was there and held flash talks in two parallel sessions: One about “Metadata, Ontologies and Standards”, and another about “Training and Awareness”. Continue Reading

Call for Minimum Information Standards in Chemistry Published in Angewandte Chemie

Many funders require RDM because experiments are often paid for by taxpayers and the resulting data should be deposited sustainably for posterity. However, paper notebooks are still common in laboratories. Continue Reading