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ICEDIG – “Innovation and consolidation for large scale digitisation of natural heritage” - is an EU-funded project that aims at supporting the implementation phase of the new Research Infrastructure DiSSCo (“Distributed System of Scientific Collections”) by designing and addressing the technical, financial, policy and governance aspects necessary to operate such a large distributed initiative for natural sciences collections across Europe.

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DiSSCo is a new pan-European Research Infrastructure initiative with a vision to position European natural science collections at the centre of data-driven scientific excellence and innovation in environmental research, climate change, food security, health and the bioeconomy.

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ICEDIG policy analysis

As part of ICEDIG Work Package 7 - "Policy & Legal Aspects" - a review of institutional policies relevant to natural history collections was carried out. The results of the survey and analysis are presented here as an interactive dashboard.