Provisional Members and Observers of the EOSC Association
Observatoire de Paris - PSL
Founded in 1667, Observatoire de Paris - PSL is the largest national research center for astronomy. Located in Paris, Meudon and Nançay, its five laboratories and its institute are all research units associated with the CNRS and, in many cases, with the major scientific universities in the Paris area. The Observatoire de Paris is an academic centre (Grand établissement) under the aegis of the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, and Component establishment of PSL University.
open science for open societies - os4os gemeinnützige UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
open science and for open societies - os4os is a non-profit organization that focuses on the transfer of research results to civil society and industry and develops appropriate methods and instruments. One of our primary goals is the creation and operation of the information portal www.openscience.eu. The portal will provide comprehensive and up-to-date content on open science as well as research content that is fully openly accessible and visually understandable.
OpenAIRE is a key EU e- Infrastructure whose mission is to establish, maintain and operate an open and sustainable scholarly communication infrastructure and provide the necessary services, resources and network for supporting a common European e- science environment. It supports a set of services to facilitate the road to Open Science. OpenAIRE’s operations and services seek to: • Align policies by engaging all stakeholders for an effective Open Science implementation via our network of 34 National Open Access Desks (NOADs) operating a European Helpdesk; • Provide Open Science services by embedding Open Science into researcher workflows, via interoperability services that connect research and enable all stakeholders to easily adopt Open Science; • Link research by building global common standards; • Monitor (open) science by building the European Research Information system that encompasses all research and enables ready -made reporting, monitoring and analysis; • Train for Open Science by fostering the culture change for Open Science practice: We train researchers, content providers, policy makers to acquire the skills and competencies to practice Open Science; • Build global bridges by connecting Europe to the global open research environment; • Facilitate Open Innovation for scholarly communication, opening new horizons for research. OpenAIRE is a Non- Profit Partnership (NPP) incorporated under the provisions of Greek Law (articles 741 onwards of the Greek Civil Code) and Law No 4072/2012 (established in Sept 2018). The organization counts 16 regular and 3 associate members, to be increased to 36 regular and 4 associate by August 2020, when the second enlargement phase ends.
OpenNebula Systems SL
OpenNebula is an EU-based open-source cloud computing platform for managing heterogeneous distributed datacenter infrastructures. It is widely used as a production-ready IaaS solution in both academia and industry to deploy private, hybrid and edge clouds, as well as complex DevOps environments. In 2019, OpenNebula was awarded €2.1M from the EU Horizon 2020 SME Instrument program to assist in the development of ONEedge.io—its new open source edge computing platform based on cloud disaggregation.
OPERAS is the Research Infrastructure supporting open scholarly communication in the social sciences and humanities in the European Research Area. Its mission is to coordinate and federate resources in Europe to efficiently address the scholarly communication needs of European researchers in the field of social sciences and humanities.
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino, a public university funded in 1906 and accredited by international rankings as one of the main tech universities in Europe, has about 35,700 students, (16% foreigners and 875 PhD). Here, research and training in Engineering, Architecture, Design and Planning is aimed at advancing scientific knowledge and applied solutions beneficial to the wider society/economy both at international, national and local level as well as valorisation of research results.
Our ICT SME started at ETH Zurich with an information system called FoodCASE enabling food scientists to generate, manage and publish food data. We are focusing on FoodCASE and collaborate with governments and research institutes in national and EU funded projects (FP7 and H2020). We have the technical lead in METROFOOD-RI, an RI in its preparatory phase and in FNS-Cloud, a thematic EOSC cloud. We have the presidency in EuroFIR AISBL, a non-profit association for food information in Europe.
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Research Council for Sustainable Development, Formas (Sweden)
Formas is a government research council for sustainable development. We fund research and innovation, develop strategies, perform analyses and conduct evaluations. Our areas of activity include the environment, agricultural sciences and spatial planning. We conduct evidence syntheses that aim to make it easier for Sweden to achieve our environmental objectives. We also communicate research and research results. We distribute a total of more than 1.5 billion kronor each year.
Research Data Alliance (RDA) Foundation
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is an international community-driven organisation whose mission is to develop the social and technical data infrastructure needed to drive innovation surrounding data sharing and data interoperability. RDA has a grass-roots, inclusive approach covering all data lifecycle stages, engaging data producers, users and stewards, addressing data curation, exchange, processing, and storage. RDA offers an open, inclusive, neutral social platform where over 11,000 research data professionals from 145 countries collaborate to exchange views and to agree on topics including social hurdles on data sharing, education and training challenges, data management plans and certification of data repositories, disciplinary and interdisciplinary interoperability, as well as technological aspects. Over 50 concrete outputs have been generated by the community to date and are available and open to all.
Research Data Alliance Austria
Research Data Alliance Austria (RDA-AT) is a national RDA node dedicated to representing emerging research and data management communities throughout Austria. RDA-AT links Austrian data management initiatives and RDA Working and Interest Groups, provides assistance in adoption of RDA recommendations, and allows Austrian stakeholders to benefit directly from RDA support mechanisms.
Science Europe is the association representing major public organisations that fund or perform excellent, ground-breaking research in Europe. It brings together the expertise of some of the largest and best-known research organisations in the world to jointly push the frontiers of how scientific research is produced and delivers benefits to society. Science Europe advocates science and the scientific community to help build the European Research Area and shape the global scientific agenda.
SCUOLA INTERNAZIONALE SUPERIORE DI STUDI AVANZATI
Founded in 1978, SISSA Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati is a leading scientific institute at the national and international level. The number of publications in high profile journals and international collaborations as well as the level of European funding confirm the School's excellence research and post graduate training. SISSA’s activities focus on three main areas: Physics, Neuroscience and Mathematics.
Scuola Normale Superiore
The Scuola Normale Superiore aims to identify and cultivate the talent and qualities of its students. The Scuola Normale's model is based on certain principles: the selection of students on the basis of merit, study courses and accommodation at no cost, a strong intertwining of teaching and research, community life and international exchanges. The Scuola Normale is divided into three Faculties: the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Sciences and the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences.
Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information
The Slovak Scientific and Technical Information Centre (CVTI SR) is a national information centre for science, technology, innovation and education and a specialized scientific library of the Slovak Republic. CVTI SR´s mission is to foster development and promotion of Slovak science, research, development and innovation, focusing on intellectual property protection, commercial utilization of R&D results and outputs, support of R&D in Slovakia by specialized HW and SW infrastructure. The Centre is responsible for developing and maintaining information systems for national education and science related programs.