Dryad is a nonprofit organization and an international repository of data underlying scientific and medical publications.
(project wiki: Dryad wiki)
Funding: NSF (2008-2012, 2012-2016)
Helping Interdisciplinary Vocabulary Engineering (HIVE) is an automatic metadata/Linked Open Data project that dynamically integrates discipline-specific SKOS vocabularies.
Funding: IMLS (2009-2012), NSF-US DataNet collaboration DataONE and DFC (2013-2014)
The Metadata Capital Initiative (MetaDataCAPT’L) is exploring methods for quantifying the cost and value of metadata over time.
Funding: National Consortium for Data Science (2014)
Data-At-Risk Inventory (DARI) is a project of the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) Data at Risk Task Group (DARTG) to create an inventory of valuable scientific data that are at risk of being lost to posterity.
Funding: UNC-Global Education Center (2011-2012), SILS-Carnegie Fund (2012), CODATA (2010-2014)
Subpopulations and InteRmediate Outcome Measures In COPD Study (SPIROMICS) is a study supporting “the prospective collection and analysis of phenotypic, biomarker, genetic, genomic, and clinical data from subjects with COPD for the purpose of identifying subpopulations and intermediate outcome measures.”
Funding: NIH (2009-2014)
Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Science and Metadata Community (DCMI-SAM) is a forum for individuals and organizations to exchange information and knowledge about metadata describing scientific data (data methodologically collected for research, analysis, tracking, forecasting, and other uses).
Sponsorship: Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (2009-current)

For information on previous research projects of the MRC visit:  Past research.