GRID release 2015-09-22 in CSV

The first public release of the GRID database.

Please note, the csv download only includes IDs, names & locations. See the JSON download for all metadata including types & relationships

Please see here for a descriotion of the database format: https://www.grid.ac/format

Release notes:

- Database seeded from research institutes in grant data from over 65 global funders.

- GeoNames IDs added to all institutes.

- NUTS codes added to all European institutes.

- Metadata added for the top 3000 Universities, majority of Germany and Australia and many more.

- Parent / Child relationships added for 65 super institute members (e.g. Max Planck, Chinese Academy of Sciences, etc.)

External identification systems:

- HESA institution codes (Higher Education Statistics Agency UK)

- UCAS institution codes (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service, UK)

- UKPRN institution codes (UK Provider Reference Number, UK)

- 4373 Fundref codes