The goal of the workshop is to set the ground for the build-up of a FLASH-RT research consortium around data sharing, management and storage.
Different topics will be developed in the form of break-out rooms:
- Database structure: Literature based, ongoing terminology discussions, biology practice, definition of the variables to be put in the database, data availability, their eventual dependencies…
- Consortium organization: What are possibilities for a multi-institutional consortium with possible industry cooperation/involvement? Possibility for funding and sustainability of the consortium (5(-10?) year timescale).
- Quality control: What QA strategies could we put in place to ensure data quality, including non-published data? Small internal audit, or peer-review mechanism? How to audit biological models?
- Data protection, publications, copyright, and industry utilization: What mechanisms are already used by other collaborations/consortiums, and what could be the pitfalls?
Representatives of current existing consortia will also share their experience in creating and organizing such research networks, to help identify the challenges and caveats. More information to be announced.