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Online tools for DMP

Ways to write a DMP

In order to write your DMP, you can:

  • Download the funders’ template and fill it in.
  • Use one of the numerous web-based tools available.

We recommend using dedicated tools because they usually contain several DMP templates and provide guidance to help you interpret and answer the questions.

How to choose the tool for writing a DMP

  1. Check what your institute or university advises to use.
  2. Check what your funder suggests.
  3. Choose one of the tools suggested below.

Tools for writing a DMP

Tools for DMP in Belgium

  • DMPbelgium Consortium was founded by several universities in Belgium to develop into a shared data management planning tool for users from participating institutions.
    • In, ELIXIR Belgium provides a DMP template coupled with a DMP Converter tool that allows you to format your DMP according to the structure required by different funders, in few clicks. You can find the ELIXIR Belgium template under the “ –Select your funder –” section in See the DMP Converter tool below.
  • This instance of DMPonline is provided by KU Leuven to help you write data management plans.