Report on FAIR Assessment and Certification in the EOSC Region
On Thursday 26th of November the InfraEOSC-5 FAIR data and infrastructure Task Force, set-up by the projects in the INFRAEOSC-05-2018-2019 call: EOSC-synergy, EOSC-Pillar, EOSC-Nordic, NI4OS-Europe, ExPaNDS, FAIRsFAIR, and EOSCsecretariat.eu, organised a special edition of its usual monthly meeting to present to the European Commission the key work being carried out on the topic of FAIR data assessment and certification by the InfraEOSC-5 call funded initiatives.
The event was co-organised by the EOSCsecretariat.eu and the FAIRsFAIR initiative and engaged all the InfraEOSC-5 call projects actively involved in the FAIR Task Force with the aim to provide an overview on the tools, challenges, lessons learned and recommendations towards FAIR Assessment and certification of digital objects and data repositories. The meeting also gave a deep-dive into practical use cases that demonstrate the impact of applying the current tools to different communities across Europe and the priorities for the stakeholders involved.
This report gathers the challenges, lessons learned and recommendations from the InfraEOSC-5 projects with respect to the activities undergoing on FAIR data assessment and certification in the EOSC region.