NFDI-Consortium for Biodiversity, Ecology and Environmental Data (NFDI4Biodiversity)

NFDI4Biodiversity is a consortium under the umbrella of the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) dedicated to the mobilising biodiversity and environmental data for collective use.

The partners pool their scientific and technical expertise to provide a broad service portfolio for handling biodiversity and environmental data and to develop it further in close cooperation with users from research and practice. The consortium consists of Partners include close to 50 scientific institutions, museums, natural history societies, state offices, and other institutes and expert groups.

he cooperation of the partner network is guided by the knowledge that stakeholders in science, politics, nature conservation and landscape management need reliable data to be able to develop better contributions to the conservation of biodiversity.

To this end, the consortium partners offer added value to the professional community, specifically:

  • Access to modern technologies and a comprehensive stock of biodiversity and environmental data
  • Methods and tools for archiving, publishing, searching and analyzing data that are suitable for everyday use and have been tried and tested in practice&
  • An expert forum for the safe and competent handling of data for broad and responsible use

Our Role

The GWDG contributes in particular with the following activities

  • Advice on topics of research data management
  • Provision of services and technical infrastructure
  • Promoting and coordinating the exchange of NFDI acitivities


You can find a complete overview of the consortium partners here.

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01.10.2020 - 30.09.2025


Funded By

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Grant Nr.: 442032008