Increase the visibility and openness of, and speed of access to, UK biological data in perpetuity.

Why? If data cannot be seen and accessed then it will not be used. Data visibility and accessibility must be improved to increase interaction with and use of data.

The NBN will Priority Time-scale Priority for 2016-2017
1.Make biological data more visible, freely and openly available (with reduced caveats on data use) Mission Critical Ongoing
2. Provide accreditation for data providers and data users Moderate One-off
3. Develop and deliver incentives for visible, open data Moderate Ongoing
4. Raise awareness of the importance and implications of data licenses for data providers and data users throughout the Network and implement a suite of data licenses for use. Mission Critical Ongoing Atlas implementation workstream


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