Starting on January 25, 2023, NIH’s Data Management and Sharing Policy went into effect. Researchers who submit an application to NIH for research that results in the generation of scientific data will be required to include a separate document discussing how they will manage and share their data. This document is called a Data Management and Sharing Plan (DMS Plan). The Plan specifically asks researchers to name the repository through which they can share data most broadly and effectively. data repository they will share their research in.
Why does NIH have this policy?