Users' Perspective on Research Data Management in Biological and Environmental Sciences



This questionnaire survey carried out by GFBio, the German Federation for Biological Data (, aims at updating and refining the requirements of GFBio’s target groups - researchers within the biological and environmental sciences.

Your feedback is very valuable because it helps us to optimize our services to support your research!

To answer the questions as intended, please keep in mind a past research project and answer project-related questions always for this particular project. 

Of course, your personal data is treated confidentially and will not be passed on to third parties at any time.

Please, take some time to answer the questions.

It takes about 20 minutes to complete the survey.

A note on privacy
This survey is anonymous.
The record of your survey responses does not contain any identifying information about you, unless a specific survey question explicitly asked for it. If you used an identifying token to access this survey, please rest assured that this token will not be stored together with your responses. It is managed in a separate database and will only be updated to indicate whether you did (or did not) complete this survey. There is no way of matching identification tokens with survey responses.