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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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EGI @ ISR data workshop and EGI EISCAT_3D Competence Centre kick-off

Two years ago EGI for the first time joined EISCAT conference in Lancaster in UK what resulted an EGI EUDAT EISCAT pilot.

This week EGI is visiting ISR data workshop and EGI EISCAT_3D Competence Centre kick-off.


EGI and the Human Brain Project

EGI participated to the EC workshop on "Data eInfrastructures for Neuroscience"

This week EGI took part to the workshop on "Data eInfrastructures for Neuroscience"  (Brussels, March 04).

The workshop dwelt with the problem of the open data continuum in the Human Brain Project (HBP) and in particular focused on how e-Infrastructures like EGI can suport HBP by becoming provider of services, technology and knowledge.


e-Infrastructures for Earth Sciences workshop

EGI.eu hosted an ‘E-infrastruct...

Webinar: IT Service Management - Online Recording

“Service management: what standards can do for business – the example of FitSM”

(edited 3 Feb 2015 - post-webinar information) For anyone who didn't get a chance to join live the free, one-hour webinar on "Service management: what standards can do for business – the example of FitSM", can still access an online ...

Cloudscape VII - A smart, secure and connected digital world

Going into its seventh edition, this year’s Cloudscape event will focus on how to handle the explosion of connected services and devices, and the deluge in connections themselves, preventing it from becoming an unmanageable dish of spaghetti del’stormo.


EGI at "Early Science from Low-frequency Radio Telescopes" Conference (USA)

This week I am at the Tempe Low-Frequency meeting in Arizona, USA. This is some serious Big Data, with all of the pathfinders to the Square Kilometer Array presenting their latest data sets. Most of these telescope use large real-time systems to reduce ...

EGI Webinar: Cloud-Init

EGI is organizing a webinar on Virtial Machine (VM) contexualization with cloud-init, the defacto package that handles early initialization of cloud Virtual Machine on 15th December at 11.00 (CET)


EGI for the Open Science Commons

EGI released today the Open Science Commons vision (http://go.egi.eu/osc). Join the community!

EGI released today the Open Science Commons vision (http://go.egi.eu/osc).

With this paper, EGI proposes the Open Science Commons as a new approach to digital research, tackling policy challenges and embracing open science as a new paradigm for knowledge creation and collaboration.

Be part of the Open Science Community by submitting feedback and your expression of interest to policy@egi.eu!


EGI Webinar: RNA-Seq analysis with READemption - Setup and go!

27th November at 15:00 (CET)

EGI is organising a webinar dedicated to READemption, a new bioinformatics tool deployed in the EGI Federated Cloud. The webinar will take place on 27th November at 15:00 (CET).