The Charter for Access to Research Infrastructures was developed by the Commission in close cooperation with the ESFRI, the e-IRG and the ERA Stakeholder Organisations. The Charter sets out non-regulatory principles and guidelines to be used, on a voluntary basis, as a reference when defining or re-defining rules and conditions for Access to Research Infrastructures.
The Charter is applicable to any type of Research Infrastructure, including the e-infrastructure dimension.
Specific instructions for the management of Integrating Activity projects under FP7
(these instructions have been moved from the CORDIS webpages)
The main objective of the action is to endow Europe with world-class research infrastructures which are accessible to all researchers in Europe and beyond and fully exploit their potential for scientific advance and innovation.
Scientists and technical experts made great steps towards the development of a cooperative and global monitoring system for changes in biodiversity during a three day workshop in Germany, based on the concept of the so called Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs). Like climate variables, EBVs are constructed from various sources of data and are the underlying variables to assess changes in biodiversity through time.
The GLOBIS-B project supports research infrastructures active in biodiversity and ecosystems research from Australia, Brazil, China, Europe, South Africa and the USA to cooperate with their expertise. The project is coordinated by the University of Amsterdam as part of the LifeWatch European research infrastructure for biodiversity and ecosystems research.
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ELI: when scientific excellence contributes to Europe's cohesion