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This page provides guidelines for all written
or oral communications that mention
Terra, such as press releases, blog posts,
speaking opportunities, events, hackathons,
When Terra is first introduced in public-facing communications, it should follow this general format:
“Terra is co-developed by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Microsoft and Verily.”
When including the mission statement, it cannot be combined with other sentences but may be used in shorter phrases.
For example, the mission:
“Terra aims to enable the next generation of collaborative biomedical research by building an open platform that connects researchers to each other and to the datasets and tools they need to achieve scientific breakthroughs.”
May be shortened to:
“Terra aims to enable the next generation of collaborative biomedical research.”
Use of the Terra brand that goes beyond the steps above requires approval from the development partners communications teams. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your request. Please allow 5 business days for review and approval.
To cite Terra on Twitter, please tag @terrabioapp
To cite Terra on LinkedIn, please tag @Terra
For more information and engagement from the Terra partners, please connect via email email@example.com.
For mentions in academic publications (such as in a methods section in a paper published in a journal or as a pre-print), please use suggested language to describe the platform:
Terra is a scalable and secure platform for biomedical researchers to access data, run analysis tools and collaborate.
It is co-developed by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Microsoft and Verily.
For formal citations of Terra resources, please see this documentation article.
If you would like to include more information about your use of Terra in your manuscript, please reach out via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We encourage you to let us know when your manuscript mentioning Terra is published via the above email so we can reference it on social media to increase its visibility.
Logos may be downloaded from the links below for use with approval from the Terra Development Partners. These logos may not be altered, combined with other marks, or used in a misleading manner.
For use of partner logos, please refer to their respective communication guidelines pages below: