The NIH Common Fund issued two new notice of funding opportunity announcements from the Common Fund Data Ecosystem (CFDE): OTA-23-004 and RFA-RM-23-002. The purpose of these funding announcements is to establish the CFDE Data Resource Center, Knowledge Center, and Integration and Coordination Center. These centers will provide technical and administrative coordination and support to enable broad use of the data sets and knowledge generated by Common Fund programs by establishing platforms to enhance use of Common Fund data sets and integrate knowledge networks.
NIH Common Fund Data Ecosystem (CFDE) Data Resource Center and Knowledge Center (OT2) (OTA-23-004): This funding opportunity will establish the CFDE Data Resource Center and Knowledge Center, which will each act to enable broad use of the data sets and knowledge generated by Common Fund programs. The CFDE Data Resource Center will develop and maintain the CFDE Portal to enable users to learn about CFDE resources and query Common Fund data. The CFDE Knowledge Center will establish a knowledge network platform that integrates knowledge from different Common Fund programs to amplify their impact and improve accessibility to a wide user community. Applicants may choose to apply to establish either the Data Resource Center, the Knowledge Center, or both.