News & Publications

20 Dec 2019

EOSC Governance meets in Milan, 10-11 December 2019

By: Cathrin Stover, EOSC Executive Board Co-chair

First things first: we now have a “in principle” agreement on the Horizon Europe candidate Partnership Proposal for EOSC. This is excellent news as the formation of a strategic partnership for EOSC beyond 2020 means that the governance and executive boards are delivering increased stability for EOSC activities under Horizon Europe. It means that an activity that was mainly Horizon 2020 project-led over the last years, now receives the full support from EU Member States and Associate Countries. In short, we have taken EOSC to its next level!Read more

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19 Nov 2019

How Can Researchers Make Use of EOSC?

The European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) has entered a critical phase in preparing for 2021, where the first full iteration of EOSC will be available for researchers providing access to a virtual environment with open and seamless services for storage, management, analysis and re-use of research data, across borders and scientific disciplines.Read more

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04 Nov 2019

EOSC Landscape Working Group met in Helsinki

By: Alizée Francey (Rapporteur of the EOSC Landscape Working Group), with contributions of Jan Hrušák (Chair of the EOSC Landscape Working Group)

On the 23rd of October 2019, the EOSC Landscape Working Group (WG) met in Helsinki. During this 2nd F2F meeting, the WG members reviewed the process of the Landscape Analysis report and looked forward the upcoming steps.Read more

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15 Oct 2019

EOSC Workplan published

The EOSC Executive Board has released the first version of the EOSC Work Plan. The plan outlines the key outputs which will be delivered in this first phase of implementation. They comprise a first iteration of activities which will be handed over to a new governance structure at the end of 2020. The timelines, methods for delivery and key inputs are outlined in this document and run from mid-2019 until the end of 2020. The Work Plan will be updated periodically, at least in Q1 of 2020, but potentially more regularly if needed.Read more

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14 Oct 2019

EOSC Landscape WG: Reaching our ambitious goals

By: Iiris Liinamaa (CSC, EOSCsecretariat Contact Point for the EOSC Landscape Working Group), with contributions by Jan Hrušák (Chair of the EOSC Landscape Working Group)

On the 27th of August, we had the 2nd meeting of the Landscape Working Group as teleconference. The main point on the agenda was the work plan which will help the WG members in writing a Landscape analysis. The analyses will bring the picture of current situation in open data chain and related legislation.Read more

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08 Oct 2019

EOSC Concertation Meeting report: Building together an EOSC greater than the sum of its parts

The final report from the first general EOSC Concertation meeting has been released. The 2-day meeting, was jointly organised by DG-RTD and DG-CNECT, the two units from the European Commission currently funding the invited EOSC projects and coordinating activities, as well as the EOSCsecretariat.eu. Taking place 9-10 September 2019 in Brussels, the meeting responded to a recognised need to bring the EOSC community together and inform each other about the respective activities.

Input from all the sessions has now been collected and collated in a final public reportRead more

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12 Aug 2019

EOSC Secretariat’s Funding Opportunities: Let's co-create now!

The EOSC Secretariat responds to the plea for stakeholder engagement by introducing the Co-creation approach and a budget for its realisation. Therefore, retains a high degree of flexibility in its roll-out plan by adopting a co-creation approach and providing budget for all upcoming, foreseen and unforeseen, activities and actions related to the work of the EOSC Secretariat to support the EOSC Governance.Read more

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31 Jul 2019

EOSC Landscape WG kicked off!

By: Saara Kontro with contributions from Jan Hrušák. 

Thursday, 18 July we had the 1st face to face meeting of the Landscape working group and saw our work kicking off in a good spirit of collaboration. We have 18 members representing Member States and Associated Countries on board.Read more

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12 Jul 2019

How to move from FAIR principles to FAIR practice?

On the 4th of July 2019, we had a kick-off meeting in Brussels of the FAIR Working group of the EOSC European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) governance. Given that the FAIR Working Group consists of almost 30 members, we split into 4 teams to enable efficient and effective working: PID Policy, FAIR Practice, Interoperability and Metrics and Certification.Read more

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09 Jul 2019

All the fun of the FAIR: FAIR WG Inaugural Meeting Held

Thursday, 4 July was the inaugural meeting of the EOSC FAIR Working Group. We have 26 members representing 20 different Member States and Associated Countries and a remit which covers FAIR practice, a Persistent Identifier policy, defining an EOSC Interoperability Framework, metrics for FAIR data, and service certification. We have clustered into four teams to make it feasible to drive forward this work in such a large group.Read more

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21 May 2019

Outcomes from the first EOSC GB-EB Meeting, 7-8 May, Munich

The EOSC Governance Board (GB) and Executive Board (EB) came together last week for a special meeting dedicated to building cooperation and trust between the two boards. They were joined by a number of European Commission representatives including Jean-Claude Burgelman, head of Unit for Open Science and Data Policies DG RTD; and Andreas Veispak, head of eInfrastructure & Science Cloud, DG Connect. Partners from the EOSCsecretariat.eu project which supports EOSC governance were also present and guided proceedings. Read more

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15 Feb 2019

EU Particle Physics & Astronomy commit to the Research Data Revolution making the European Open Science Cloud a reality

ESCAPE – « The European Science Cluster of Astronomy & Particle Physics ESFRI Research Infrastructures » answers the EOSC ambition in bringing People, Data, Services, Training, Publications, Projects & Organisations, all together in an integrated and federated environment. The project is led by the IN2P3, the national institute of nuclear and particle physics within CNRS, the French public research organisation, with a consortium of 31 partners including 27 European partner institutions, two pan-European research organisations, and two SMEs.Read more

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Location: 
Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), The Hague, Netherlands
START: 26 Feb 2020
END: 28 Feb 2020

Workshop on Training in EOSC

The Dutch Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS) organised a workshop for trainers in EOSC-related projects to work on the future of training activities in EOSC

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Location: 
Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
START: 23 Jan 2020
END: 23 Jan 2020

Workshop on Open Science in Ljubljana

The University of Ljubljana and OpenAIRE-Advance have organised a workshop on the 23rd of January, targeted at Slovenian researchers, providing all the latest updates on open...

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Location: 
Danubius Hotel Helia, Budapest, Hungary
START: 28 Nov 2019
END: 29 Nov 2019

EOSC Coordination Day

The  EOSC Coordination Day (invitation only) is the second in a series of meetings that focus on the coordination of selected actions by the EOSC related projects. The meetings...

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Location: 
Budapest, Hungary
START: 26 Nov 2019
END: 28 Nov 2019

EOSC Symposium 2019

“Where the EOSC makers & shakers meet”

The EOSC Symposium 2019 represents a fundamental milestone in the EOSC roadmap. It builds on the legacy of...

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Location: 
Aalto University, DIPOLI, Otakaari 24, Otaniemi, Espoo
START: 21 Oct 2019
END: 21 Oct 2019

EOSC Services, Collaborations, and RDA

SSHOC is coordinating the EOSC Services, Collaborations, and the RDA Plenary side-event, that will bring together the communities of the EOSC cluster projects and the Research...

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Location: 
Brussels, Belgium
START: 25 Sep 2019
END: 25 Sep 2019

European Research and Innovation Days

Open Science is becoming the new normal. This leads to a revolution in research practices, where our unprecedented ability to access, combine and process heterogeneous...

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Location: 
Poznan, Poland
START: 13 May 2019
END: 17 May 2019

EuroHPC Summit Week 2019

The fourth edition of the EuroHPC Summit Week will take place from 13 - 17 May 2019 in Poznan, Poland.

More information to be published soon at: ...

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Location: 
Rome, Italy
START: 15 Apr 2019
END: 16 Apr 2019

PLAN-E plenary, Rome15-16April 2019

EOSC Secretariat and the EOSC Executive Board members were present at the last Platform of National eScience Centers in Europe (PLAN-E) Plenary Meeting at the GARR premises in...

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Location: 
Vienna, Austria
START: 07 Apr 2019
END: 12 Apr 2019

EGU General Assembly

The EGU General Assembly 2019, taking place in Vienna (Austria) on 7–12 April 2019, will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all...

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Location: 
Helsinki, Finland
START: 25 Mar 2019
END: 29 Mar 2019

8th ENVRI Week

ENVRI week is a week dedicated to Environmental Research Infrastructures. It is organized twice a year ENVRI week hosts ENVRIplus project related sessions as well as several...

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Location: 
Styria, Austria
START: 25 Feb 2019
END: 27 Feb 2019

Austrian HPC Meeting 2019 (AHPC19)

EOSC Secretariat was presented at the recent Austrian HPC Meeting 2019 (AHPC19) which was held from February 25-27, 2019, at Seeblickhotel-Grundlsee in Grundlsee, Styria,...

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