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B2INST Documentation#

Service Description#

B2INST is a community-driven solution for global and unique identification of instruments operated within the research domain. Various (scientific) instruments, such as sensors used in environmental science, DNA sequencers used in life sciences or microscopes used in medical domains, are widespread in most fields of applied sciences. B2INST is offered as a public service, which can be used by research communities and researchers to describe, register and reference instruments.

Target Audience#

This documentation targets communities, organizations, system integrators and system administrators making use of B2INST in their data management workflows, as well as researchers and users of the service.


Last update: 22.05.2024