DSIP initiatives in Spain

 

Feasibility study to develop an impact tracking tool

Year: 2013

Owners: the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT), and the Spanish Secretary of State for R&D and Innovation 

Status: non-operational

Types of data: projects (proposals and awards), researchers, research organisations, workforce data, vendor data, publications, patents

Functions:

- to describe research so that funders can identify research strengths, gaps, and changes over time as well as build public understanding;
- to describe researcher activity so that funders can identify promising and productive individuals and networks;
- to describe the results of research to enable better management, permit more credible advocacy, and communicate to the public about what is being done;
- to visualize these descriptions in order to make information usable and transparent. 

Sistema de informacion cientifica de Andalusia

Year: 2001

Owner: the Regional Government of Andalusia

Status: operational

Types of data: publications, organisations, researchers

Functions: 

- to manage research activities,
- to foster research cooperation
 

 

Portal de la Recerca de les Universitats de Catalunya

Year: 2012

Owner: the Regional Government of Catalunya

Status: operational

Types of data: researchers, publications, groups, projects

Functions:

- to make open access to scientific output easy;
- to simplify management processes as well as supporting their evaluation.

Link: Portal de la Recerca de les Universitats de Catalunya

The Spanish Common CV for Researchers (CVN)

Year: 2006

Owner: the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT)

Status: operational

Types of data: researchers

Functions:

- to manage information on researchers

Link: CVN

Corpus Viewer

Year: 2015

Owner: the Secretary of State for Information Society and Digital Agenda

Status: operational

Types of data: projects (proposals and awards), researchers, research organizations, publications, patents, public procurement notices, job offers, firm websites, news

Functions:

- to analyze research funding;
- to analyze research outputs;
- to find most qualified reviewers.

 

Sigma

Year: 1992

Owner: Sigma AIE

Status: operational

Types of data: publications, CV, researchers, research organisations

Functions:

- to manage resources;
- to manage funding;
- to manage research projects;
- to manage teaching plans;
- to manage degrees;
- to manage research information.

Link: Sigma

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