Niklas Blomberg (ELIXIR Director) and Jiri Vondrasek (ELIXIR CZ)
This session will give an overview of the heroic efforts in the fight against COVID-19 over the course of the last year from the ELIXIR community as well as providing a detailed overview of the COVID-19 Data Portal spearheaded by the EBI. In the following panel discussion we will then discuss the importance of FAIR data sharing and linking between diverse disciplines such as social sciences, public health, epidemiology and biomolecular science to move past the ongoing pandemic and prepare for future infectious disease outbreaks.
You can find the Agenda for the session here.
The aim of the ELIXIR Software Best Practices task is to raise the Quality and Sustainability of research software by producing, promoting, measuring and adopting best practices applied to the software development life cycle. After capturing the community practices towards managing research software, this group has recently produced a draft of a software management plan (SMP), connected to a concise description of the guidelines for open research software.
Details can be found Here.
This workshop will allow to coordinate the transition from FONDUE (end December 2021) to Increasing (start June 2021). It brings the different streams of work together, to facilitate and ensure continued alignment of the implementation studies with the activities and expectations of the community. This will enable the connection with users of the ELIXIR services, like the FAIDARE data portal, from other infrastructures such as EMPHASIS. Through use cases from the plant community, this workshop describes tools and processes relevant to other communities. It will provide an opportunity to disseminate existing results, collect additional requirements and discuss important matters such as the identification of community specific resources, e.g. EURISCO, and their connection with ELIXIR Core Data Resources.
Agenda can be found Here.