Data Stewardship Wizard

Create Smart Data Management Plans
for FAIR Open Science

The SciLifeLab DSW Story

Our story started in 2018 with the development of a data management plan (DMP) template targeted at projects generating NGS data at SciLifeLab. We wanted to provide this template to a wider audience and hence needed an online resource. Through the ELIXIR network we knew about the Data Stewardship Wizard, and decided to try it out.
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The ELIXIR Norway DSW Story

Norwegian funders require that research groups submit data management plans (DMPs) upon signing the contract for their research projects. Generating a DMP has been regarded by many researchers as a mere administrative burden, rather than a tool to revise their habits and support their projects.
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Your Story

Do you use the Data Stewardship Wizard? We will be happy if you share your story or experience with us.

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DSW Workflow

1. Fill in the smart questionnaire

2. Generate the Data Management Plan

3. Get funded


The operation and development of DSW is supported by ELIXIR CZ research infrastructure (MŠMT Grant No.: LM2018131).

Releases 2.10.0, 2.11.0 and 2.12.0 have been supported by the Centre for Digital Life Norway with funding from the Research Council of Norway under grant agreement 248810.


We highly appreciate any form of feedback and support from the community. You or your organisation can support DSW development easily using GitHub Sponsors. We are also ready to provide you our professional services if you have specific requirements or feature requests matching your needs.

Researchers from these institutions are using DSW

GOFAIRSciLifeLab Data CentreCentre for Digital Life NorwayOpen Science Centre of University of JyväskyläINESC-IDELIXIR NorwayNorwegian University of Life SciencesNTNU: Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyUniversity of BergenUniversity of OsloUniversity of TromsøBioData.ptELIXIR BelgiumFundação Calouste GulbenkianUniversidade de Lisboa