Research data management requirements of research funders

Research funders may have requirements with regard to research data management. These requirements generally promote that publicly funded research data should be made openly available with as few restrictions as possible.

Research funders require that researchers create a data management plan and apply the FAIR principles to research data. You can use DMPonline to access funder specific templates for data management plans. Below you will find some information to data management requirements applicable for projects currently being submitted.

NWO

  • During the proposal stage: data management section
  • Once funding is awarded (<4 months): data management plan
  • Data management costs are eligible for funding
  • WUR data management plan template is accepted
  • Requires data management plans are first checked by a data steward or data management support at the researcher’s organisation prior to submission
  • For more information see this page or find the data management plan template in DMPonline

Horizon Europe (European Commission)

  • During the proposal stage: one page explaining how data (and other research outputs) will be managed in line with the FAIR principles
  • Once funding is awarded (<6 months): Horizon Europe data management plan template (download)
  • data management costs are eligible for funding
  • Use of Horizon Europe data management plan template recommended
  • For more information see this page or find the data management plan template in DMPonline

ZonMw

  • During the proposal stage: data management paragraph
  • Once funding is awarded (<6 months): data management plan
  • Data management costs are eligible for funding
  • WUR data management plan template is accepted
  • For more information see this page or find the data management plan template in DMPonline

Support

For information about data management requirements from any other funders, questions or feedback on your data management plan, please contact the Data Desk. You can also get feedback on your data management plan via DMPonline.