Thus, standards represent important drivers in the life-sciences and technology transfer because they guarantee that data become accessible, shareable and comparable along the value chain.
Several initiatives launched the development and implementation of standards. Unfortunately these efforts remain fragmented and largely disconnected. CHARME will merge the different approaches in the field with a particular reference to systems biology, and thus avoid too many different solutions being generated in parallel universes that in the worst case are neither compatible nor suitable for large-scale approaches.
CHARME increases the awareness for the need of standards, enabling the reuse of research data and its interoperability within the scientific community. CHARME provide a common ground for researchers from academia, research institutes, SMEs and multinational organizations.
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