(Published on 07.12.2021)

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) has published a schedule for the decision-making process for funding basic services in the National Research Data Infrastructure. According to the schedule, the call for proposals for basic service consortia will be published in January 2022. The final decision on the funding of basic service consortia will be made by the Joint Science Conference (GWK) in November 2022. The DFG states that the following steps are planned in between:

  • 21 March 2022: Binding pre-announcement of applications for basic service consortia
  • 29 April 2022: Deadline for submission of applications for basic service consortia
  • May 2022: Evaluation
  • June 2022: Voting by the Scientific Senate
  • July 2022: Evaluation by the NFDI Expert Panel (NFDI-Expertengremium)

Read the complete announcement of the DFG (German). 

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