Registry of bioinformatics tool information and identifiers provides persistent identifiers for 10,000+ verified tool descriptions and has attracted 20 new contributors / month over the last year. Through this Study we will: 

  1. Engage scientific expertise including ELIXIR Communities and ELIXIR Nodes to improve the scientific quality and national representation.
  2. Develop tooling for domain-specific views for communities

Through a combination of

  • best-practice guidelines,
  • extension of the studentship scheme,
  • community-led workshops,
  • adherence to the Tool Information Standards.

Four subtasks will establish a network of thematic editors for scientific areas and nations, to oversee improvement in the scientific quality of EDAM and, and ensure national interests are adequately represented.  This will represent existing and emerging ELIXIR communities, e.g. Proteomics, Metabolomics and Marine Metagenomics.


1 June 2019 to 31 December 2021

Nodes involved: