Scientific DB projects

Levels 1 and 2

Levels 1 and 2 database studies/hypothesis driven queries address scientific questions that can be answered by the existing database.

Level 3

Level 3 database studies address scientific questions which cannot answered by the existing database and require extra programming.

Who qualifies for database queries (levels 1 and 2)

  • Continuous and significant database contribution is the key
  • A study proposal with synopsis and publication concept is always required
  • Call for participation sent by the ENETS to each center


Are there any fees for database queries (levels 1 and 2)?

  • No fees for feasibility evaluations of DB level 1
  • Studies and queries of DB level 2 by data reporter
  • No fee if done by authorised ENETS staff
  • Fee/budget, if KKS (or other) support is required  

Who qualifies for level 3 database projects?

  • Authorised ENETS task forces and ENETS DB participants
  • Study synopsis and proposal is required. This must include:
    • Definition of the items that have to be programmed (are not covered by the level 1 or level 2)
    • Definition of the T0 /baseline
    • Publication policy
  • Separate ethic committee approval might be required – this must be identified organised by the (institution of) the coordinator of the project
  • Funding must be secured
  • Proposals will be evaluated in a goodwill spirit by the DB scientific committee
  • Call for participation and agreement to participate sent by ENETS to each ENETS DB collaboration partner
  • Separate contract with KKS is necessary.