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Summer reflections on the Open Science Cloud

The European Council conclusions offer an opportunity  of reflection on the experience gathered by the EGI Cloud and the new challenges and requirements emerging from seven Research Infrastructures EGI cooperates with in the context of the EC funded project EGI-Engage. What has been achieved so far and what is missing to realize an "Open Science Cloud" worldwide?

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Closer cooperation with Brazil through EU Brazil CC

EU Brazil Cloud Connect is contributing to a hybrid world wide research cloud

EGIwas glad to host the EUBrazil Cloud Connect Workshop during the EGIConference 2015 in Lisbon, which provided an opportunity to discuss the status, achievements and future plans of EUBrazil CC. The project is contributing to the implementation of a ...

The Open Science Commons are adopted by the European Council

On May 28 2015 the Council adopted the Open Science Commons for "open, data-intenstive and networked research"

It is with great pleasure that we announce that the Open Science Commons vision, extensively discussed at the recent EGIConference in Lisbon, was adopted in May by the European Council in the conclusions on "open, data-intensive and networked ...
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Business Track Summary, Outcomes and Next Steps - EGI Conf 2015 - Lisbon

The first in a series of dedicated business tracks was held as part of the weeklong EGI Conference in Lisbon, 18-22 May. Over the course of two days (Thurs/Fri), a mix of presentations and discussion focused on supporting SMEs and the full innovation ...

Resounding success of the Open Science Commons in Lisbon

The community gathered at the EGI Conference 2015 to discuss the Open Science Commons

The EGI Conference 2015 hosted the first full day workshop on the Open Science Commons. The main goal was to discuss the vision, how it can be improved, how it relates to existing initiatives and how the Open Science Commons can harmonize them to ...

First Business Track at EGI Conference 2015 - Engaging SMEs

Following our commitment to expand support for SMEs and increase innovation, the first in a series of dedicated business tracks will be held as part of the weeklong EGI Conference in Lisbon, 18-22 May. Over the course of two days (Thurs/Fri), a mix of ...

The EGI Conference – A great opportunity for users and providers!

The next EGI conference, which will be held in Lisbon, Portugal between 18-22 May 2015, is approaching. It promises to be a great occasion for new and current users of the EGI infrastructure and resource and service providers to meet and discuss requirements, roadmaps, features, and much more.

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Last free FitSM Foundation Training/Certification! 21-22 May Lisbon

On 21-22 May 2015 within the EGI Conference in Lisbon, likely the last free FitSM Foundation training and certification supported by the FedSM project will be held. This foundation training course provides the fundamentals of IT service management ...

Join the EGI.eu Strategy and Policy Team

Deadline for application 12 April

With the start ofEGI-Engage, our new EC-funded project aimingto accelerate the implementation of an Open Science Commons, we are seeking to expand the strategy and policy team at EGI.eu with a new member to support us in the work related totasks NA2.2 and ...

EGI is now a funding member of the Research Data Alliance!

EGI is a funding member of the Research Data Alliance

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is an international initiative promoting open research data and data interoperability with the support of the  Australian Commonwealth Government through the Australian National Data Service, the European Commission and the National Science Foundation.

In 2015 EGI became  a funding member of RDA with the aim of bringing the experience of the EGI Collaboration in providing generic distributed storage and data fabric services for secure scalable access, transfer and storage in a grid and/or cloud environment.

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