New assessment criteria from RCN – open science: ELIXIR webinar

Dear colleagues,
the Research Council of Norway (RCN) has stated that open research will be incorporated into the assessment criteria for Researcher Projects and Collaborative and Knowledge-building Projects on open science practice. This applies to applications with deadline already February 8th, 2023.

A webinar on January 31st  (13.00 CET) from ELIXIR Norway ( will provide you with information on Open Data and Data Management requirements for these research applications to the RCN.For projects funded by the RCN, open science is now one of the assessment criteria and all funded projects must assess the need for a Data Management Plan. In this webinar, we will highlight the RCN requirements for Open Data and Data Management from a Life Science perspective and provide a short introduction to the Data Management Planning tool “Data Stewardship Wizard” by ELIXIR Norway. See information on the new criteria here:

This 45 minutes webinar will be presented by Korbinian Bösl (ELIXIR Norway, BioMedData & Centre for Digital Life Norway)

Please register for the event on Zoom:

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