EMPHASIS and ELIXIR are two ESFRI infrastructures dedicated to phenomics and data sharing and integration respectively.
Representatives from ELIXIR and EMPHASIS came together in May 2018 to:
- clarify the strategies and respective roles of both infrastructure in data management, from data production to analyses and publication;
- look for complementarities, common tasks, in particular the joint work for MIAPPE (Minimum Information about a Plant Phenotyping Experiment) and strategies regarding calls;
- set the bases for the establishment of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two infrastructures and
- potentially write a paper published in an academic journal, similar to that presenting complementarities between the ESFRI infrastructures AnaEE and EMPHASIS