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Links to research project information systems


In order to boost the use of current research information and to provide an easy access to information of ongoing research projects the following list of direct links has been compiled for Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists, NJF in May 2011.

The links and their descriptions are those published in the website of each information producer.

The content of the page has been compiled by Information Specialist Maj-Lis Aaltonen at MI Tietorakenteet Oy.


Nordic Links to Research Project Information

Baltic Links to Research Project Information

Selected European and International Links to Research Project Information

    - FWF Project Database
      The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) is Austria´s central funding organization for basic research.

    - FRIS Research Portal

      At FRIS (Flanders Research Information Space) research portal you can browse through the database by using several search options : by research projects, organisations or persons.

    - Annuaire des Laboratoires, CNRS

      The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Center for Scientific Research) is a government-funded research organization, under the administrative authority of France´s Ministry of Research. L´application Annuaire des Laboratoires du CNRS permet d´accéder aux unités du CNRS, aux activités de ces unités et au personnel permanent.

      Note: Information in French.

    - INRA, research activities

      Note: Information in French.

    - INRA Cepia, European Projects

    - INRA Cepia, National Projects

    - GEPRIS, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation)

      GEPRIS (German Project Information System) is an online database made available by the DFG to provide information on current DFG-funded research projects. Please note that to date, project information is available mainly in the German language.

    - Förderkatalog

      Data on over 90,000 research projects is collected in the publicly accessible databases of the BMBF. This is the most comprehensive source for inquiries in the German research environment on what kind of research the laboratories do with public funds, who does or has recently done research on which topics and which results these projects delivered. Transparent research: Searches for researchers and projects

    - Research in Germany

      The Research in Germany portal is the central information platform of the initiative to "Promote Innovation and Research in Germany" by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Editorial responsibility for the Portal lies with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

    - Teagasc

      Teagasc is the leading organisation in the fields of agriculture and food research in Ireland, with an annual research portfolio of some 300 research projects.

    - Narcis, search of current and completed research

      NARCIS, National Academic Research and Collaborations Information System, is the main national portal for those looking for information about researchers and their work. NARCIS provides access to scientific information, including (open access) publications from the repositories of all the Dutch universities, KNAW, NWO and a number of research institutes, datasets from some data archives as well as descriptions of research projects, researchers and research institutes.

    - ARAMIS

      The ARAMIS information system contains information regarding research, development and evaluation projects of the Swiss Federal Administration.

    - Search awarded grants

      This system provides facilities to investigate current and completed research grants, institute projects, fellowships, studentships and training grants which are funded by BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, UK) through various awards.

    - Envirobase.info

      Envirobase holds information on over 29,000 environmental research and observation activities, programmes and data sources provided by public sector funders and voluntary organisations. It is a public resource from the Living With Environmental Change partnership (LWEC).

    - Research, SAC (Scottish Agricultural College)

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    CORDIS, EU Projects
    - Projects

      The Projects Service is your one stop shop for information on EU-funded research projects.
      You can find and access all the European Commission´s information in the lifecycle of each project: the grant details, funding and participants, the projects´ own Report Summaries, multilingual Results in Brief and project Top Stories, and links to scientific publications and other documents. - CORDIS project data includes FP7 List of projects funded by the seventh framework programme, FP6 List of projects funded by the sixth framework programme, FP5 List of projects funded by the fifth framework programme and earlier programmes stretching back to 1990..

    EU-Agri in Facebook
    - EU-Agri in Facebook

    European Commission, Research Information Center
    - Agriculture and food

    - Project Search, EUREKA

      This section allows you to browse the EUREKA Projects Database. Various filters can be used. EUREKA is an intergovernmental network launched in 1985, to support market-oriented R&D and innovation projects by industry, research centres and universities across all technological sectors. It is composed of 39 members, including the European Community.

    - OpenAIRE, search projects

      OpenAIRE aims to support the implementation of Open Access in Europe. Open Access is the immediate, online, free availability of research outputs without restrictions on use commonly imposed by publisher copyright agreements.

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    - Research Projects, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

      Lists of research projects by year.


      The Current Research Information System (CRIS) provides documentation and reporting for ongoing agricultural, food science, human nutrition, and forestry research, education and extension activities for the United States Department of Agriculture; with a focus on the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant programs.

    - ARS Research Projects

      The Agricultural Research Service (ARS)is the U.S. Department of Agriculture´s chief scientific research agency.

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