RDA continues its series of support programmes for data researchers and practitioners and is now running open calls to facilitate participation of 9 RDA Early Career Researchers and 7 Expert RDA members to the 14th RDA Plenary meeting in Helsinki. Work with the RDA community on global data sharing at P14: Apply for an RDA EU ECR or Expert grant RDA Europe has opened a new wave of Calls for grant applications designed to facilitate the participation of Early Careers and Expert European RDA members to the upcoming Plenary meeting. The RDA Plenaries are working events built around the RDA Working Group (WG) and Interest Group (IG) meetings, in which the grantees will actively take part, engage, and share best practices. Early Careers Researchers and Scientists working with Data RDA Europe is seeking applications from students and early career professionals from higher education or research institutions with studies focusing on research data sharing and exchange challenges. The Early Career support programme will offer up to nine grants of maximum €1300. The RDA Europe Early Career programme has become a platform for early career researchers working with data to share ideas, experiences and practical advice, while learning what leading data scientists and practitioners are currently working on. This programme has offered grant winners the opportunity to engage directly with and support the work of RDA Working and Interest Groups, to learn and contribute, and become a part of the RDA global data sharing community. Early Careers Researchers Open Call https://grants.rd-alliance.org/OpenCalls/call-for-early-careers-rda-14th-plenary RDA Data Experts The purpose of the expert grants is to encourage and support the participation of individuals who have a strong interest in RDA, and are drivers or adopters of one or more of the RDA outputs to enable data sharing by or from their project or organization. If you are a mid-career or senior data professional or scientist, interested or already committed to RDA activities you can apply for one of five grants of maximum €1300 to support your participation to the Plenary meeting. Expert Open Call https://grants.rd-alliance.org/OpenCalls/call-experts-rda-14th-plenary Submit your application timely Application period closes for both Calls on 16 August 2019, 17:00 CET, and applicants will be notified of the outcome on the 9 September 2019. To find out more and apply visit: https://grants.rd-alliance.org/OpenCalls/call-experts About RDA The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is an international member-based organisation focused on the development of infrastructure and community activities to reduce the social and technical barriers to data sharing and re-use and to promote the acceleration of data driven innovation and discovery worldwide. More information here: https://www.rd-alliance.org/about-rda RDA Europe 4.0 As the European plug-in to RDA, the RDA Europe 4.0 project supports growing the community of research data experts and practitioners by offering grants for new RDA Europe national nodes, early career researchers and experts, RDA ambassadors, and RDA output-adoption.