European Commission launches COVID-19 Data Portal to bolster research efforts

Hi all,

 

In case you missed it, the European Commission has launched a data portal for scientists studying the SARS-CoV-2 virus to speed up access to data sets and tools in order to bolster research efforts by encouraging data reuse and open science.


The COVID-19 Data Portal aims to accelerate regional efforts to combat the virus by creating a central repository for storing and sharing available research data. This includes the likes of DNA sequences, protein structures, data from pre-clinical research and clinical trials and epidemiological data. Read more about it in TechCrunch, here: https://techcrunch.com/2020/04/20/eu-data-portal-launches-to-support-covid-19-research/


And are there any other initiatives you have seen in relation to combatting the crisis through data?

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