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Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K)

The ability to harvest the wealth of information contained in biomedical Big Data will advance our understanding of human health and disease; however, lack of appropriate tools, poor data accessibility, and insufficient training, are major impediments to rapid translational impact. To meet this challenge, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) launched the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative in 2012.

BD2K is a trans-NIH initiative established to enable biomedical research as a digital research enterprise, to facilitate discovery and support new knowledge, and to maximize community engagement. 

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BD2K Recent News

  • Big Data to Knowledge Multi-Council Working Group - September 2016

    Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Multi-Council...read more

  • Call for Public Feedback for bioCADDIE DataMed DDI Prototype

    The National Institutes for Health (NIH) is pleased to announce an opportunity to evaluate and...read more

  • NIH Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) Request for Information (RFI) NOT-OD-16-091

    The NIH Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP,...read more

  • Big Data to Knowledge Multi-Council Working Group - January 2016

    Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Big Data to Knowledge Multi-Council Working Group....read more

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Funding Announcements

The NIH BD2K program supports research and programs to advance biomedicine. BD2K funds innovation in biomedical data science-based research, methods, and workforce development. These funds supports scientists at all levels, educators, and developers.

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Funded Programs

BD2K supports a diverse collection of grantees that are researching important biomedical problems with innovative computational methods, developing resources and tools, and training in biomedical data science. This exceptional community of scholars is building a strong foundation for the future of Big Data in biomedicine.

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BD2K Upcoming Events

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    2016 BD2K All Hands Meeting & Science Symposium

    2016 BD2K All Hands Meeting...

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2016 BD2K All Hands Meeting & Science Symposium

November 29, 2016 - December 1, 2016

2016 BD2K All Hands Meeting...

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