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23 March 2017

Long term sustainability of Research Infrastructures, Exploring RI's full potential

The report of the Stakeholders Workshop held in Brussels on 25 November 2016 has been published

The objective of the workshop was to present and discuss with experts/ stakeholders the main challenges identified in the online Stakeholder consultation on Research Infrastructures long term sustainability launched in December 2015 and to collect suggestions and comments for the development of an Action Plan on Research Infrastructures long term sustainability approach.

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21 March 2017

ELIXIR (European life-science infrastructure for biological information) Europe conference: Core Resources for a Data Economy

11 May 2017, Brussels, Belgium

The Core Resources for a Data Economy Conference brings together funders, policy-makers and researchers in industry and academia to discuss the importance of data infrastructures for innovation and growth. It will present ELIXIR's work to develop indicators for Core Data Resources, showcase the impact of databases on science and the economy and discuss some of the challenges and solutions to the sustainability of these crucial resources.

Keynotes from:

  • Philippe Froissard, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
  • Celina Ramjoue, DG CNNCT, European Commission
  • Pierre Meulien, Executive Director, Innovative Medicines Initiative

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31 January 2017

Final Conference of the EUROFLEETS2 project

The Final Conference of the EUROFLEETS2 project (New operational steps towards an alliance of European research fleets) will take place at the Auditorium of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, in Brussels, on the 31st of January 2017.

This event will present the successes and main results of the EUROFLEETS2 and EUROFLEETS FP7 projects over the last 8 years in consolidating the links between European research fleets, building up transnational access within European research vessels based on scientific excellence, training the next generation of young scientists and making steps towards further harmonisation and optimisation in development and use of marine research infrastructures.

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30 January 2017

Outcomes of the Workshop "Future perspectives for RIs Advanced Communities"

The outcomes of the Workshop that was held on 14 November 2016 in Brussels are now available The Workshop aimed at identifying the needs and expectations of the Research Infrastructures communities that have been supported with three or more integrating activities under Horizon 2020 or earlier programmes and have, therefore, reached a significant level of integration.

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