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Title RD-CONNECT – An integrated platform connecting registries, biobanks and clinical bioinformatics for rare disease research
Reference Contract no. 305444
PI José Luís Oliveira
Participants Armando J. Pinho, Carlos Costa, Sérgio Lopes, Pedro Lopes, Pedro Sernadela, Diogo Pratas, João Almeida
Funded by EU FP7
Global funding (€)
RU funding (€) 472,500 €652,050 USD
Starts 2012/11/01
Ends 2018/10/31

RD-Connect ( will develop a global infrastructure for sharing the research outputs of these and other rare disease projects, enabling scientists and clinicians worldwide to access a single centralized repository for omics data, phenotypic and biomaterial information. Every IRDiRC research project will be entitled to share its own data and access related data from other projects under policies agreed at a global level.