Open Data Infrastructures for Innovation - Big Data in the Life Sciences
organized by ELIXIR, a distributed infrastructure for life-science information
4 February 2016, Brussels
Launch of ESFRI Roadmap update 2016
8-11 March 2016, Amsterdam
Cape Town – South Africa, 3-5 October 2016
Conference Anouncement 66 KB
To support the preparation of proposals for the European Research Infrastructure Work Programme 2016-2017, RICH, the network of National Contact Points for Research Infrastructures, in cooperation with the European Commission, organised an Information Day on Wednesday 28 October 2015, in Brussels.
Data-driven growth in the agri-food industries
Wageningen, Netherlands, 18-19 March 2015
The forum is aimed at the agri-food companies that use public bioinformatics resources in their business. The event is jointly organised by the ELIXIR-NL and the ELIXIR Hub and is particularly relevant for large and small companies active in the plant sciences and food domains.
The Conference was organised under the Italian EU Presidency. It followed on discussions held at European and national levels, and in particular on the challenges posed in building an effective European system of Infrastructures, selecting the best and most required ones, operating them in the best excellence-based evaluation system and ensuring their longer term sustainability.
The Conference was followed in the afternoon of September 25th by the ESFRI Launch Event of the Roadmap update 2016.
Second International Conference on Research Infrastructures
2-4 April 2014, Athens
During the two-day event, issues such as decision making processes, funding, management, use-dissemination-exploitation (including data, access) of research infrastructures were discussed in depth. More than 600 experts, scientists and stakeholders attended the event and spoke about how global research infrastructures can tackle the so-called Grand Challenges, more specifically in the fields of health, environment and energy.
The Conference made specific recommendations on how international cooperation on research infrastructures can be more effective in the future.
ICRI Conclusions 102 KB
Brussels, 14 March 2012
Workshop, Brussels, 20th October 2011
Workshop, Brussels, 17th October 2011
All presentations available here.
AAAS Annual Meeting 2011
Washington, 21 February 2011
Symposium: Research Infrastructures: the emergence of key players for environmental research
Climate change, biodiversity, carbon emissions, or natural hazards: by nature, environmental research must address challenges ignoring geographical borders, at the frontier of classical scientific disciplines and at the forefront of the international political agenda. Besides the global nature of these challenges, the scale and complexity of the resources needed and the development of information and communication technology have made necessary and enabled increased international collaboration in research and knowledge sharing. Developing world-class research infrastructures for environmental research is therefore one of the priorities of European authorities.
The symposium enabled a debate on future transatlantic cooperation in environmental research and more specifically in the field of geosciences observation systems.
Hervé Péro 2.0 MB , European Commission, moderator
Jean-Daniel Paris 2.6 MB , Laboratory of Climate Sciences and Environment, Integrated Carbon Observation System to Quantify Greenhouse Gas Fluxes across Europe
Massimo Cocco 3.5 MB , National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, European Plate Observing System: a long-term Integration Plan for Solid Earth Sciences
Timothy L. Killeen 13.6 MB , National Science Foundation
The U.S. Research Infrastructures Program for Environmental Research
Barcelona, 23-24th March 2010
RIs symposium on the AAAS Conference: "The global dimension of research infrastructures"
14-18 February 2008
Conference on the Future of Science and Technology in Europe
8-10 October 2007
4th European Conference on Research Infrastructures
4-5 June 2007
3rd European Conference on Research Infrastructures
6 & 7 December 2005
21 – 24 September 2015, Utrecht, The Netherlands
1st InGOS International Conference about Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases and how observations can help to mitigate climate change
Organised by EuroRIs-Net+: the European NCP for the FP7-Research Infrastructures programme and hosted by the Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal