PLAN-E is a community of scientific organizations, active in the domain of eScience/Data Research, with regional or national responsibilities and united through common goals and ambitions. It has an active kernel group of members that take care of the activities and planning. PLAN-E is presently hosted by the Netherlands eScience Center and meets approximately twice per year as guest of one of its member organizations.
PLAN-E also allows observers to its meetings. Parties presently having an observer role are: