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Luigi Colucci's picture
08 Aug 2022

ESCAPE to the future

  • By Luigi Colucci

ESCAPE (European Science Cluster of Astronomy & Particle physics ESFRI research infrastructures) is an H2020 project and one of the five ESFRis cluster that aims to produce versatile solutions to support the implementation of EOS, encourage cross-fertilisation and foster joint multiwavelength/multi-messenger capabilities in the astronomy, astrophysics and particle astrophysics communities.

The project brings together a cluster with ESFRIs projects with aligned challenges of data-driven research, with demonstrated capabilities in addressing various stages of data workflow and concerned with fundamental research through complementary approaches.

To support the EOSC implementation, ESCAPE has created the “EOSC Cell”, a cross-border and multidisciplinary environment to enable the EOSC community to adopt the services, e-infrastructures, and data stewardship of ESFRI projects.

  • Citizen Science (CS): an open gateway dedicated to the public through Citizen Science and communication actions.
  • Data Infrastructure for Open Science (DIOS): a scalable federated data infrastructure as the basis of an open
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Marie Czuray's picture
02 Aug 2022

Why is EOSC relevant to researchers?! Check out our communication material!

  • By Marie Czuray

Dear colleagues,

We hope that you are well and enjoy the beautiful sides of summer - or at least looking forward to enjoying them soon! 

We are wondering...

Would you like to support your network and institution to get involved with the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) and show them how they can benefit from it?

For you and everyone else interested in Open Science, we offer an information package to raise awareness about EOSC. On our website you can find more information and download promotional material such as flyers, PowerPoint templates, posters, etc. You can also find the link to our new podcast "Stories of Data: Open.Science.Talk“ there: https://www.eosc-pillar.eu/ambassadors-programme

 

Our goal is to make the vision and concepts of EOSC tangible and explain it’s practical benefits for researchers. 

If you like our materials and the podcast, please share it within your network so people understand what EOSC is all about! 

When you have shared it, please let us know...

  • How useful is the material to you? How do you adapt it?  
  • How do you promote it
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Tiziana Lombardo's picture
22 Jul 2022

Third TRIPLE ThatCamp on Sustainability in Open Science 13th September, Zadar - Croatia

  • By Tiziana Lombardo

Sustainability is easily one of the most pressing matters and most discussed topics of our time. This is as true for the economy and society as it is for research and thereby for Open Science. At the third TRIPLE ThatCamp we want to discuss and brainstorm on the relationship between sustainability and Open Science with you. If you are a researcher, a librarian, an interested citizen or someone otherwise involved or interested in sustainability in Open Science you are welcome to join us at this event.

Topics of discussion could be:

  • How can the long-term quality of data be secured?
  • What governance/business models are sustainable for Open Science?
  • How do tools and services that have been developed within the life span of Open Science projects live on after?
  • Do training sessions provide sustainability?
  • How can we ensure and support sustainability via scholarly communication?
  • Any other topic that crosses your mind!

What is a ThatCamp?

A ThatCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) is an “unconference”, a spontaneous...


Luigi Colucci's picture
19 Jul 2022

ESCAPE to the Future

  • By Luigi Colucci

We are pleased to announce that the ESCAPE Final Event will take place on the 25-26 October 2022 at the Royal Belgium Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels (Belgium).

We invite you to join us in Brussels or through a remote connection. Please note we have a limit of 150 registrations for those who aim to join us in Brussels, so we advise saving your seat at the earliest. The registration is open until the 24 of September 2022 at 23:59 CEST.

The event is open to all and free of charge. More detailed information about the event programme will be available soon.

Discover the ESCAPE results and discuss the future of the ESCAPE Collaboration after the end of the project. ESCAPE to the Future will be dedicated to presenting the ESCAPE services, achievements, future challenges and good practices. The event is for:

  • ESCAPE project members.
  • Members of the Science
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Luigi Colucci's picture
19 Jul 2022

Ask Me Anything about DICE and Sensitive Data!

  • By Luigi Colucci

DICE is proud to be organising and presenting in the Ask Me Anything session of the EOSC Future Sensitive Data in EOSC on Tuesday 6 September 2022.

Participants will hear about issues of working with sensitive data when viewed as a full cybersecurity challenge, including threat analysis, risk assessment, and vulnerability monitoring. In addition, the challenges of working with sensitive data in an Open Science context will be discussed. DICE researchers will present strategies for keeping metadata freely available even while protecting the underlying datasets. OpenAIRE researchers will present strategies for anonymizing sensitive data. Participants will also hear about the challenges of sensitive data in the context of a heterogeneous resource federation.

 

REGISTER NOW

 

 


Julie Arteza's picture
07 Jul 2022

HSbooster.eu 1st Open Call for R&I projects: Application is now open!

  • By Julie Arteza

As part of the EU Strategy on Standardisation, the EU Standardisation Booster (HSbooster.eu) will provide professional support to EU projects (either ongoing or closed) to help them increase impact and exploitation of project results by contributing to the creation or revision of standards.

Open Calls for EU Projects

It is now possible to submit your application to the first Open Call for R&I projects (in a series of 5 Open Calls that will run until 2024).  All services are funded by the European Commission, therefore at no cost for the project applying. The project can rely on a wide spectrum of Standardisation Experts categorised under multiple domains, in order for each project to be coupled and assisted by the right professional and to receive the necessary support to break into the Standards arena.

The first Open call will run until the 30th of September. Selected projects...


Rob Carrillo's picture
05 Jul 2022

EUDAT Conference 2022 is Back! Join us 14-15 Sept in Athens!

  • By Rob Carrillo

Description and Scope

This 2022, the EUDAT Conference series returns! Learn about the latest trends and developments in the field of research data management services and network with some of the most active players in the domain.

On 13-15 September, EUDAT CDI will organise its EUDAT Conference 2022 in Athens, Greece with 14-15 September as the public conference days while 13 September will be a closed side-event. As part of the conference programme, a dedicated exhibition and networking session will be introduced to encourage the establishment of new connections and promote the most innovative services and players in the field.

Who should attend and why

The event is open to all, but the following are highly encouraged to participate, such as:

  • Researchers and citizen scientists, repository and community managers to discover services for research data management, storage, preservation and sharing.
  • Actors in the EOSC community, ESFRI, science clusters, and research infrastructures to
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Rita Giuffrida's picture
05 Jul 2022

The Biodiversity Digital Twin: a new solution to support protection and restoration of ecosystems - Webinar on 13 July 10:00 CEST

  • By Rita Giuffrida

Background

Understanding the forces shaping biodiversity is needed for rational management of natural resources and also to meet the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 to restore biodiversity in Europe. In particular, researchers need to be able to better predict global biodiversity dynamics and how species interact with their environment and with each other. This can be an extremely difficult task because the processes underlying biodiversity dynamics are complex. Innovative ways to combine data, models and interaction processes are required to predict these dynamics and offer solutions that promote a sustainable management of Earth’s biodiversity and its ecosystems.

In this context, the BioDT project aims to bring together a dynamic team of experts in biodiversity, High-Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence, digital twinning and FAIR data to develop this Biodiversity Digital Twin prototype. This is going to be achieved through a cooperation between 22 partners that aim to push the current boundaries of...


Judit Fazekas-Paragh's picture
05 Jul 2022

EOSC Regional Event will take place in Budapest in September

  • By Judit Fazekas-Paragh

On September 28-29th, the NI4OS-Europe project organizes one of its biggest in-person event, the EOSC Regional event in Budapest. The conference aims to discuss the changes and challenges of Open Science & Open Infrastructure, the project's impact on science itself, and policies as well. The event provides a great opportunity for all stakeholders of EOSC to participate in the discussions. 

Event page and agenda can be viewed here: https://ni4os.eu/eosc-regional-event-in-budapest/

Registration: https://events.ni4os.eu/event/74/ 

Don't hesitate to share this event within your networks!

 


Sara Pittonet Gaiarin's picture
22 Jun 2022

Solutions for FAIR Open Science in Europe: the FAIR-IMPACT project kicks-off

  • By Sara Pittonet Gaiarin

The recently awarded FAIR-IMPACT project will identify and design practical solutions, guidelines and frameworks to realise an EOSC of FAIR data and services. The project started on 1st of June and on 27 and 28 of June will gather 28 partners from 11 countries for the kick.off.

In 2015 the vision of a European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) emerged. EOSC would provide an open and trusted environment for accessing and managing a wide range of publicly funded research data and related services, helping researchers reap the full benefits of data-driven science. EOSC is currently in its implementation phase (2021-2027) which requires active engagement and support to ensure widespread implementation and adoption of the FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) principles, to define and share standards and develop tools and services, to allow researchers to find, access, reuse and combine research results.

With the ambitious goal to realise an EOSC of FAIR...


Federico Drago's picture
17 Jun 2022

20 June 15:00 CEST - Test the Blue-Cloud Aquaculture Monitor Virtual Lab

  • By Federico Drago

The marine thematic EOSC project Blue-Cloud has launched a webinar series to invite the entire marine research community to test the Blue-Cloud Virtual Labs.

The Aquaculture Monitor Virtual Lab has a specific focus on data related to the marine environment, and it is jointly developed by the Information and knowledge management Team (NFISI) of the Fisheries Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the French provider of environmental monitoring solutions Collecte Localisation Satellites (CLS).

We are delivering a tool to produce national aquaculture sector overviews whereby a country can make use of OGC compliant data services to monitor its aquaculture sector, not in an isolated way, but built on interoperable services where teams can compute and publish reproducible experiments.

You will also have the chance to learn about the user experience of the Blue-Cloud hackathon winning team, who has exploited the Virtual Lab in their application Sea Clearly, which can help aquaculture providers, managers and end-users track pollutants...


Rosie Allison's picture
16 Jun 2022

Strategies to bring about cultural and policy change for OS in Higher Education Institutes – A discussion-based workshop: 24th June 10AM CEST

  • By Rosie Allison

The INOS (https://inos-project.eu/) Stakeholder Consultation Workshop aims to discuss strategies for cultural and policy change for Open and Citizen Science in HEIs, through a structured discussion with key stakeholders, on Friday 24th at 10AM-12PM.

The results of this discussion will be used for the development of a final Vision and Policy Recommendations document, which ultimately aims to create recommendations that will be adopted by HEIs, and encourage policy change by raising awareness of the societal impact of open and citizen science inside and outside HEIs.

The discussion will be based on current INOS outputs in which strategies for cultural and policy change have been recommended. These outputs are summarised in the attached Factsheet. 

Participants will be given a chance for a structured discussion on how to best bring about the advancement of OS and CS, including:
- HE curricula development for academic and library staff and researchers taking into account...


Federico Drago's picture
16 Jun 2022

FAIRCORE4EOSC will advance the EOSC-Core for a FAIR EOSC

  • By Federico Drago

The new Horizon Europe project FAIRCORE4EOSC will deliver nine new EOSC-Core components in support of a FAIR research life cycle, key building blocks in advancing the state of the art towards a Web of FAIR data.

"To increase the uptake of these new components beyond the lifetime of our project, we work together with key players such as the parallel project FAIR-IMPACT and the EOSC Association. Thanks to the technical expertise, previous experience in EOSC projects and good connections to the main EOSC actors and stakeholders, our consortium is well-placed to make concrete progress towards the vision and dream of what EOSC can be." Tommi Suominen, Project Coordinator, CSC - IT Center for Science

Learn more on the FAIRCORE4EOSC website: 

https://bit.ly/3Hr8fj4

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Gwen  Franck's picture
07 Jun 2022

EOSC Digital Innovation Hub (DIH) Expression of Interest for Business Pilots

  • By Gwen Franck

Apply between May 30th and June 24th

According to the Digital Agenda for Europe, businesses are strategically placed to use research infrastructure resources and services to enhance growth and foster innovation. The EOSC Digital Innovation Hub (DIH), an international, multi-player cooperation, provides an interface for supporting this commercial innovation.

This month, we are launching the 2nd Expression of Interest (EoI) for Business Pilots. The goal is to onboard businesses developing innovative solutions and – with EOSC technologies and services – help them bring products and services to market. 

Through this EoI, we will also support industry applicants wishing to become service and content providers for the EOSC community.

For instance:

  • data analytics to improve healthcare
  • services for safer and cleaner transport
  • machine learning and AI optimisation
  • applications to reduce the cost of public services.

 The selected business pilots will receive support in, among other areas:

  • accessing e-infrastructure resources and additional technical services;
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Rita Meneses's picture
03 Jun 2022

JOIN ESCAPE WEBINAR: ESCAPE Virtual Observatory | Connecting ESFRI data to the EOSC using the Virtual Observatory

  • By Rita Meneses

23 June 2022 15:00 CEST

The VO (Virtual Observatory) is set of standards and tools for data interoperability within astronomy. In the scope of the ESCAPE, the ESCAPE VO (Virtual Observatory) connects the data published on ESFRI (European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures) to the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) using the VO.

ESCAPE VO integrates distributed research infrastructures into EOSC through the VO, to ensure that their high-level scientific products and big data sets are openly accessible. The ESCAPE enabled VO services aim to be a key for discovery and reuse, using common disciplinary IVOA (International Virtual Observatory Alliance) standards and fostering good practices for data access, deposition and sharing of data, as well as for data management curation and preservation, but also education and
outreach to the scientific community. All in all, the VO is a pioneer of data sharing with a...


Sara Pittonet Gaiarin's picture
01 Jun 2022

June 13: discover ARCHIVER solutions for Long Term Digital Preservation of scientific datasets

  • By Sara Pittonet Gaiarin

ARCHIVER is a unique initiative in the context of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) that over a three year pre-commercial procurement process developed innovative services for Long Term Digital Preservation of scientific datasets. On Monday 13th if June, the Pilot End-Phase Event will guide ARCHIVER stakeholders at large throught the services developed and their exploitation potential by the research community in EOSC.


Federico Drago's picture
23 May 2022

Marine thematic EOSC Blue-Cloud hosts a partner event at the EU Green Week - 1 June 15:00 CEST

  • By Federico Drago

EU Green Week is an annual opportunity to debate European environmental policy with policymakers, leading environmentalists and stakeholders from Europe and beyond. This year's edition focuses on the European Green Deal - the EU’s sustainable and transformative growth strategy for a resource-efficient and climate-neutral Europe by 2050.

The marine thematic EOSC Blue-Cloud is taking part in the EU Green Week with a Partner Event on 1 June 2022 at 15:00 CEST. In this webinar, after a brief introduction of the Blue-Cloud services, we will present three practical use cases from the international marine research community that were awarded at the Hackathon in February 2022. These applications are currently exploiting the Blue-Cloud platform to expand and improve digital solutions for a range of crucial challenges for a sustainable blue economy.

Agenda and registration

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