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To Doctor Noémia Afonso...

na It is with deep regret and consternation that we took notice of the death of Doctor Noémia Afonso. Noémia Afonso was a distinguished member of the ELIXIR Portugal (BioData.pt) Science Advisory Board and in this capacity she was contributing with her experience and guidance to the excellence of this Research Infrastructure.

Ready for BioData Management? | DMP Double Course - 2nd edition

rd This week, BioData.pt held the second edition of “Ready for BioData Management? | DMP Double Course”. Very accurate and fruitful discussions came out of these days and, for that, we want to thank all attendees for the interest shown!

12ª Conferência Luso-Brasileira de Ciência Aberta

confe Open science is the argument for this year’s conference and we could not be delighted to say that BioData.pt was there! Ana Portugal Melo, our Executive Director, was the moderator of yesterday’s "Pecha Kucha I".

European Genome-Phenome Archive

ega The European Genome-Phenome Archive (EGA) is a data repository that promotes the distribution and sharing of personally identifiable genetic and phenotypic data resulting from biomedical research projects.

Ready for BioData Management?

 

R4BD Scientific data production is increasing at an exponential rate, and with this has become fundamental to acquire adequate data management practices and compliance with FAIR data principles. BioData.pt, the Portuguese Infrastructure for Biological Data, and the Portuguese Node of ELIXIR identified that need and, in 2019, launched Ready for BioData Management? 

RDMkit

rdm1 One of the main outputs of the ELIXIR-CONVERGE project - the RDMKit - was released this year. This new tool for research data management is the result of a joint effort made by 8 ELIXIR Nodes. To find out more about this open community project read the article we just released on our website.

2nd GenomePT Symposium 2021

symposium On the 7th of June, a diverse panel of speakers got together to talk about genomics and bioinformatics. Among them it is noteworthy to mention Mário Gaspar da Silva, our Vice-President and Head of Node. He talked about BioData.pt’s mission and story and how this non-for-profit private association has been providing solutions in data management and state of the art data analysis.

NEW ARTICLE RELEASED!

article ELIXIR, the European Research Infrastructure for biological data, has been demonstrating its public value to  funders and international stakeholders. However, it became imperative to collect and communicate evidence of such value in a more systematic and detailed way. This urge converged on the publication of the article “Demonstrating the public value to funders and other stakeholders- the journey of ELIXIR, a virtual and distributed research infrastructure for life science data” in the Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics Journal.