Danish Date Collection Framework (DCF) Programme – Programme management, data management, data analysis and data use (39068)

Project Details


The aim of the project is the overall coordination of the Danish fisheries data collection programme for the support for scientific advice and the management of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP, 199/2008). In addition the coordination of the data management of the data collected by DTU Aqua, the data analysis including providing data in accordance with official data calls and the data use in form of providing scientific expertise in e.g. ICES expert groups and the ICES groups providing advice for the EU Commission and the ICES member states.

The Danish data collection programme in accordance with the DCF (EU Data Collection Framework) is carried out by DTU Aqua (main contributor), Statistics Denmark and Institute for Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen.

The project includes two parts:
Part 1. Coordination of the Danish data collection programme and the tasks related to the role as National Correspondent.

Part 2. This part of the project covers data management, data analysis and data use. The tasks in this part of the project are:
- Management of data including development and management of the national fisheries databases.
- Data analysis in relation to the ICES advise processes and submission/delivering of data according to data calls.
- Ensuring participation of scientific expertise in ICES data collection expert groups, assessment expert groups and advice drafting groups.

A large number of DTU Aqua employees are involved in the work.

National Institute of Aquatic Resources, DTU Aqua (coordinator)
Statistics Denmark
Institute for Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

The project has in 2021 been partially funded by the European Commission (70%) and partially by the public sector consultancy contract DTU has with the Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries of Denmark (30%). In the time period 2014-2020 the programme was funded with 80% EU contribution and 20% from the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries of Denmark.
Effective start/end date01/01/201431/12/2021


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