Data storage and management Research & IT

We offer a wide range of services for different phases in the life cycle of your research data. Everything for the secure storage, management, sharing and reuse of data.

Which service do you need for your research?

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Portfolio data services: What service do you need to manage and store

We offer a wide range of services for different phases in the life cycle of your research data.
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Research Drive: securely and easily store and share research data

Research Drive is a cloud-based shared-storage environment specifically designed for large storage quotas. Learn more!
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SURF Data Repository

Have you completed your research and do you want to make the data available to others? SURF Data Repository offers long-term storage of large datasets
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Consultancy & training

Research data management support course

Looking for an introductory course to support researchers in storing, managing, archiving and sharing their research data? Enroll in the Essentials 4 Data Support course of Research Data Netherlands (RDNL). 

Knowledge & inspiration

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Saxion and Research Drive

Research groups within Saxion University of Applied Sciences can store and share large and small data sets using Research Drive.

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How do we deal with the explosion of research data?

How do we store everything carefully so that it remains accessible for reuse, even in the long term? The National Coordination Point Research Data Management (LCRDM) facilitates a national approach to research data management.


SURF and open science

Together with research institutions, SURF makes the IT and research infrastructures in the Netherlands suitable and inviting for open science.
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International collaboration

We participate in various international projects in the field of open science and European access to IT services for research. Examples are EOSChubFAIRsFAIR and EUDAT.


Science Mesh: European project for worldwide filesharing and more

Science Mesh aims to create a federated infrastructure of sync-and-share services (such as SURFdrive) hosted by various organisations world-wide.
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