Members

The Association is comprised of Members and Observers.

Members and Observers must:

  • Be a legal entity established in accordance with the laws and customs of the country of origin or be constituted as an intergovernmental organisation pursuant to an international treaty in accordance with principles of international law. They cannot be a department of national governments or ministries;
  • Confirm in writing that they embrace and endorse the vision of the Association and adhere to its values;
  • Have a substantial and significant interest in, and potential contribution to or impact on, EOSC;
  • Fall into one or more of the following categories of organisations: a. Research funding organisation; b. Research performing organisation; c. Service providing organisation; d. Other organisation.

All Members should have a presence in an EU Member State or Associated Country, or any other country associated with the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. Observers may be established outside this area. Each Member State or Associated Country that has one or more organisations that are Members of the Association may appoint one Member to act as its Mandated Organisation, to represent national interests. In addition, the EIROforum is permitted to mandate one of its members to represent the views of the Forum. Mandated Organisations can fall into any member category.

The General Assembly is the supreme authority of the Association and is composed of one Delegate per Member with voting rights and one Representative per Observer without voting rights.

Utrecht University

Netherlands

A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing leading research and inspiring teaching.... Read more

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Verein zur Förderung eines Deutschen Forschungsnetzes (DFN)

Germany

DFN-Verein is the German National Research and Education Network.... Read more

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ACONET

Austria

The ACONET Association, founded in 1986, promotes the Austrian scientific network ACOnet, which is the shared high-performance network for non-prof... Read more

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Vetenskapsrådet Swedish Research Council

Sweden

The Swedish Research Council is Sweden’s largest governmental research funding agency.... Read more

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Vlaamse Interuniversitaire Raad

Belgium

Being established in 1976,VLIR represents the Flemish universities.... Read more

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Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Belgium

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is a competitive, high-quality, socially committed and internationally-oriented university located in Brussels.... Read more

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VSB – Technical University of Ostrava

Czech Republic

VSB-TUO is the fourth largest university in the Czech Republic (CZ) with a technical and economic orientation.... Read more

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ZBW - Leibniz Information Center for Economics

Germany

With about 300 employees and an annual budget of €26 million, the ZBW has been working in the fields of electronic publishing and research data man... Read more

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