Australia’s fastest growing researcher network
Nectar provides an online infrastructure that supports researchers to: connect with colleagues in Australia and around the world, collaborate and share ideas and research outcomes, and ultimately contribute to our collective knowledge.
The National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources project (Nectar) provides an online infrastructure that supports researchers to connect with colleagues in Australia and around the world, allowing them to collaborate and share ideas and research outcomes, which will ultimately contribute to our collective knowledge and make a significant impact on our society.
Nectar Virtual Labs are rich domain-oriented online environments that draw together research data, models, analysis tools and workflows to support collaborative research across institutional and discipline boundaries. They are built and led by the Australian research sector and are used nationally and internationally by the research community.
Nectar Cloud provides computing infrastructure, software and services that allow Australia’s research community to store, access, and analyse data, remotely, rapidly and autonomously. Nectar Cloud’s self-service structure allows users to access their own data at any time and collaborate with others from their desktop in a fast and efficient way.
Established in 2011, The National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources project (Nectar) directorate, based at Melbourne University, provides infrastructure for the Nectar Cloud, supports and promotes Nectar Virtual Labs and administers funds to the Nectar federation of nodes.LEARN MORE
The Nectar Project Board, Chaired by Russell Yardley, is made up of researchers and academics committed to providing online infrastructure to Australia’s researchers for improved research outcomes and future collaboration.
All of Nectar’s consultation papers, annual reports, business plans and RFPs.
Information on the 16 eResearch Tools providing online access to domain-specific research tools.
Nectar in the news, articles about the establishment of the Nectar Research Cloud.