“Metadata is a love note to the future”
Jason Scott

The Helmholtz Metadata Collaboration (HMC) promotes the qualitative enrichment of research data by means of metadata – and implements this approach across the whole organization.

HMC develops and implements novel concepts and technologies for a sustainable handling of research data through high-quality metadata. Its main goal is to make the depth and breadth of research data produced by Helmholtz Centres findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable (FAIR) for the whole science community. Read more

News

HMC’s Scientific Advisory Board provides valuable advice for further development

In the already third meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of the incubator platform HMC, the SAB members were given a review of the activities of the past year, innovations and an outlook for the coming months.

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05.10.2022 09:00 - 06.10.2022 14:00

HMC Conference 2022

Our first virtual HMC Conference will be on the 05/06 October 2022. Join us.

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08.07.2022 15:00 - 08.07.2022 16:00

HMC FAIR Friday with Tom Morrell (Research Data Specialist, Caltech Library, USA)

Automating FAIR metadata for software and datasets using open APIs

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24.06.2022 13:00 - 24.06.2022 14:00

HMC FAIR Friday with Dr Janine Felden (PANGAEA Group Leader, AWI Bremerhaven)

PANGAEA - Core Trust Seal Certified Data Publisher for Earth and Environmental Science

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23.06.2022 14:40 - 23.06.2022 16:10

Die Datenpipeline von der Generierung zur AI Anwendung in der Wissenschaft

HMC und Helmholtz.AI sind auf der hub.berlin im Gespräch zum Thema AI-basierter Datennutzung

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List of identified linked open data vocabularies to be included in IGSN metadata

Using controlled vocabularies is an important step for harmonised metadata

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13.06.2022 13:30 - 13.06.2022 15:30

EM Glossary Development Workshop – Talk by Andreas Mittelberger (NION)

Work on our Glossary for Electron Microscopy continues with our plenary meeting in June and we are excited that Andreas Mittelberger from NION will join the meeting and present a talk on “Data and Metadata handling in Nion Swift"

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09.06.2022 09:30 - 09.06.2022 13:00

Workshop "Enabling reproducibility in data science"

HMC Hub Information will contribute with a session on the "Fundamentals of scientific metadata"

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20.05.2022 10:00 - 20.05.2022 11:00

HMC FAIR Friday with Dr Anusuriya Devaraju (TERN)

FAIR – Assessment or Improvement?

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16.05.2022 12:30 - 16.05.2022 15:30

HMC Project Call 2022 | Information Event

Get information on the current call for HMC projects, ask live questions and meet representatives from all HMC units.

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FAIR image data from research cruise M182

HMC project FDO-5DI is currently out at sea in the Atlantic Ocean to test tools and workflows for the acquisition and publication of FAIR marine image data under real world conditions.

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HMC Conference 2022 - Registration open

Be part of HMC Conference 2022.

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Events

HMC’s Scientific Advisory Board provides valuable advice for further development

In the already third meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of the incubator platform HMC, the SAB members were given a review of the activities of the past year, innovations and an outlook for the coming months.

read more
05.10.2022 09:00 - 06.10.2022 14:00

HMC Conference 2022

Our first virtual HMC Conference will be on the 05/06 October 2022. Join us.

read more
08.07.2022 15:00 - 08.07.2022 16:00

HMC FAIR Friday with Tom Morrell (Research Data Specialist, Caltech Library, USA)

Automating FAIR metadata for software and datasets using open APIs

read more