Many research institutions in Switzerland are confronted with the challenges of managing research data and ensuring long-term preservation and accessibility, but do not have the tools nor the knowledge needed to fulfill the requirements of Open Data. Hence, a national, public, sustainable and cross-disciplinary solution is needed. SWISSUbase will offer such a solution.
SWISSUbase is a research data service that provides a technical environment and services for the management of research projects and the archiving, dissemination, and promotion of research data and metadata. SWISSUbase takes FORSbase, the well-established data service for the social sciences, to the next level. As a result, SWISSUbase offers the universities in Switzerland a comprehensive, trustworthy and certified solution to manage and preserve research data from all scientific disciplines. SWISSUbase fulfils the FAIR data principles and is compliant with international data and metadata standards.
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