ELIXIR-CONVERGE, a €7.8 million three-year H2020 project brings together experts from all 23 ELIXIR Nodes, representing 29 research institutes and 22 countries across Europe to work collaboratively on some of the major challenges in data access, provisioning and distribution. The development of a data management toolkit will sit at the core of the project, providing researchers with a strategy to manage their data to international standards.
The toolkit will be tested across multiple domains and data types against ‘Demonstrator Projects’ that cover:
- Plant genotype and phenotype
- Marine metagenomics
- Human genomics
- Biomolecular simulation
The ELIXIR-CONVERGE has been extended to provide support to the Federated trans-national EGA and COVID-19 Data Platform.
The ELIXIR-CONVERGE General Assembly meeting will provide an opportunity to the ELIXIR-CONVERGE Consortium to assess the progress since the Kick-off meeting, evaluate the early outcomes of the project and develop the plans towards the Mid-Term Review meeting in 2021.