Introduction to the FAIRplus project
The FAIRplus project aims to develop tools and guidelines for making life science data FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable). The project has 22 partners from academia and industry, and runs from January 2019 to June 2022. See
About the project and the news story on the ELIXIR website.
Project participants at the kickoff meeting in January 2019
29 January 2020: FAIRplus Innovation and SME event
30 January 2020 (morning): Scientific and Industrial Advisory Board, Ethics Advisory Board, and Work Package leaders F2F meetings
30-31 January 2020 (lunch-to-lunch): FAIRplus General Assembly
Location: Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
ELIXIR and Janssen Goals
To establish a process for selecting and prioritising IMI project databases for FAIRification.
To develop guidelines, tools and metrics needed to make data Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (FAIR).
To deliver tailored training for data handlers (academia, SMEs and pharmaceuticals).
To change and sustain the data management culture in pharma, academia and SMEs.
To organise FAIR 'Innovation and SME Events' to foster an innovation ecosystem on FAIR open data to power future reuse, knowledge generation, and societal benefit.
22 participants (12 academic, 7 EFPIA, 3 SME)
42 months (January 2019 - June 2022)
€8.23M (€4M H2020 EC funding, €4.23M EFPIA in-kind)
See also the
factsheet on the IMI website.