European Research Infrastructures

22 February 2018

Publication of ESFRI Scripta Volumes

Two new ESFRI Scripta Volumes have been recently published. They are dedicated to the outcomes of the ad hoc Working Groups on Long term sustainability of Research infrastructures (Vol. II) and on Innovation (Vol III)

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4 December 2017

Dedicated Information session for ESFRI RIs and ERICs on EOSC and long-term sustainability of Research Infrastructures

The European Commission organized a dedicated information session to clarify specific topics of the Horizon 2020 RI Work Programme calls, namely on the European Open Science Cloud and Long-term sustainability.

The event was held on the 27th November at the Auditorium Karel Van Miert.

The programme comprised 2 sessions:

  • Session 1 covered the EOSC Governance, national initiatives and interface, as well as the technical development
  • Session 2 focused on the long term sustainability of RIs and the Individual Support to ESFRI and other world-class research infrastructures

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20 November 2017

Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 – part. 4. European Research Infrastructures (including e-Infrastructures) - Published

The Work Programme 2018-2020 for Research Infrastructures Part has been published.

6 calls and 15 topics are foreseen for the period 2018-2019. Further actions for 2020 are listed but not developed in details. The estimated total budget is more than EUR 1.200 million over the three years.

The calls will address:

  • The long term sustainability of pan European Research Infrastructures
  • The implementation of the European Open Science Cloud
  • The integration and opening of Research Infrastructures of European interest
  • The European data Infrastructure
  • The translation of Open Science into Open Innovation
  • The policy and international cooperation measures for Research infrastructures

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