This Practical Guide provides guidance to ensure the long-term preservation and accessibility of research data.
It offers complementary maturity matrices for funders, performers, and data infrastructures to create a common understanding of the approaches needed by the different stakeholders involved. It will support the alignment of policies and requirements for sustainable research data.
The matrices will allow organisations to evaluate their current status and optimise their progress towards sustainable data sharing, according to their strategic priorities. It will also provide indications on the necessary next steps for interested organisations and foster dialogue with like-minded organisations.