The various specialist consortia of the National Research Data Infrastructure have the task of systematically accessing, sustainably securing and making available the databases of science and research and of networking them (inter-) nationally. Thus, they represent an important role in the research data management of many scientific institutions. More information can be found here from the German Research Foundation (Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG). In 2020, the NFDI association was also founded, which reports on the consortia and further developments.
In the three application rounds, consortia are selected to ensure coverage of the scientific disciplines within the NFDI: from cultural, social, human and engineering to life and natural sciences. The following consortia were created and are officially funded: