The Global Biodata Coalition (GBC) is pleased to announce that the information about the selection process to define the initial list of Global Core Biodata Resources has now been published. Background information and instructions for applicants can be found on the Global Core Biodata Resource Selection web page and in the paper “Global Core Biodata Resources: Concept and Selection Process”.
Expressions of interest will be accepted via an online submission system from 21st March 2022 to 22nd April 2022. Questions can be addressed to .
The Global Biodata Coalition works on behalf of life sciences and biomedical research funders to better coordinate and share approaches for efficient management and growth of the biodata infrastructure and to stabilize and ensure sustainable financial support for the global biodata infrastructure. To this end, as well as selecting the first set of Global Core Biodata Resources, the GBC is currently building a comprehensive global inventory of biodata resources to support further work addressing open access and sustainability of biodata resources.