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28 Apr 2020

FAIR 4 Research Software (FAIR4RS) WG

In Community Review
Secretariat Liaison: 
Stefanie Kethers

One of the major challenges of data-driven research is to facilitate knowledge discovery by assisting humans and machines in their discovery of, access to, integration and analysis of data and their associated research objects, e.g., algorithms, software, and workflows. To address this, an initial effort to define a "DATA FAIRPORT" [1] began in 2014 at the Lorentz workshop and transitioned into developing a set of FAIR data Guiding Principles in 2016.

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26 Feb 2020

Microbial biotechnology & policy compliance (ABS, CBD, The Nagoya and Cartagena Protocols)

Pending submission
Chair (s): 



1. Biotechnology and bioeconomy: sustainable goals, circular economy, "zero pollution"

2. Microbial biotechnology: R&D

3. Microbial resources data management and research infrastructures

4. Public-private biotech sector linkages

5. Financial mechanisms



1. The Convention on Biological Diversity

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