Turning points for Open Science in Italy: national OS plan advances with ICDI

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08 Mar 2021

Turning points for Open Science in Italy: national OS plan advances with ICDI

  • By Federico Drago

2020 was a critical turning point in a wide range of sectors across Europe, and Open Science was no exception. The newly-elected EOSC Association Director Marialuisa Lavitrano (UNIMIB) offered some precious insights on the latest developments in the OS landscape in Italy, such as the evolution of ICDI (Italian Computing and Data Infrastructure) as an actor contributing to fundamental processes for OS. 

“[In 2020] we set the basis of what will become the legal entity to drive OS in Italy and represent our country in the EOSC Association: [ICDI] had started the year before as a very lightweight and informal forum where some OS enthusiasts started discussing common issues and ideas, but it was with 2020 that we gained momentum and became really representative of the research and academic scenario.”

Read the latest interview from EOSC-Pillar and discover the latest news from the Italian OS community.

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