Applications are open for Ebbe Nielsen Challenge 2021. The 2021 Ebbe Nielsen Challenge has opened with the aim of recognizing innovative entries that leverage biodiversity data and tools from the GBIF network to advance open science. Furthermore, an expert jury will judge entries on their openness and repeatability, relevance and novelty and present a selected pool of winners with a total of up to €20,000 in prizes.
Between 20 January and 2 August 2021, individuals and teams can prepare tools and techniques that improve the access, usefulness and quality of
Moreover, the Challenge is open to individuals, teams of individuals, companies and their employees, and governmental agencies and their employees. However, Ebbe Nielsen Challenge 2021 is not open to
Entrants for Ebbe Nielsen Challenge 2021 must complete the entry form, which provides information about the entry, including:
The 2021 Ebbe Nielsen Challenge is deliberately open-ended, so entrants have a broad remit for creating tools and techniques that advance in open science and improve the access, utility or quality of GBIF-mediated data. Furthermore, challenge submissions may be new applications, visualization methods, workflows or analyses, or they build on and extend existing tools and features.
Basically, it is expected that successful entries provide practical, pragmatic solutions for the GBIF network while advancing biodiversity informatics and biodiversity data management in relation to the GBIF mission and strategic plan.
A panel of expert judges from relevant scientific, informatics and technology domains will evaluate submissions based on the following criteria:
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