The EOSC Tripartite Collaboration: Conclusions of the Prague meetingThe EOSC Symposium 2022 in Prague served as the site for the second meeting of the EOSC Tripartite Collaboration on 14 November 2022. Around 40 representatives from the European Commission (DG RTD and DG CNECT), the EOSC Steering Board and the EOSC Association gathered together in a closed session.
EOSC-A General Assembly convenes for 5th meetingThe EOSC Association General Assembly met for the 5th time 28-29 November in an online meeting of more than 200 delegates, observers and guests. Day one was dedicated to procedural matters, including the election of the Association’s president and two board directors, while day two featured two interactive breakout sessions.
Ireland launches National Action Plan for Open Research 2022-2030Ireland’s National Action Plan for Open Research 2022-2030 was launched at an event on 21 November hosted by the country’s National Open Research Forum (NORF). The National Action Plan outlines objectives and actions for the next chapter in Ireland’s transition towards open research.
Launch of the first EOSC Steering Board survey of national contributions to the EOSCMonitoring progress on developing and embedding EOSC is essential. We need to understand how EOSC-relevant investments, policies, and in-kind contributions impact the progress of sharing resources, services and data, and how this enables new research. The EOSC is a vital part to make Open Science the new normal, and monitoring activities helps us to see how far and how fast we are advancing.
EOSC Advisory Groups and Task Forces begin operationsApproved members of the EOSC Association Task Forces have been confirmed and have started organising their first meetings. The 13 TFs are linked to 5 Advisory Groups, which provide light coordination between them and a liaison with the EOSC Association Board of Directors.
Call for proposals of EOSC Future WP3 Working Groups – Deadline 10 SeptemberThe EOSC Future Work Package dedicated to Architecture and Interoperability announced a call for proposals of Working Groups with the aim of engaging the community to define guidelines and standards to advance the EOSC Interoperability Framework.
The EOSC Association for regional and national communities: interviews with the BoardOver the past few months, the INFRAEOSC-5b regional projects reached out to the President and Directors of the EOSC Association in order to collect insights relevant to regional and local Open Science communities across Europe.
EOSC Partnership - Monitoring Framework and Additional Activities Plan (AAP)
The EOSC Association Board is refining the KPIs for monitoring progress, defined with the EC. The list of KPIs for EOSC now includes elements from the EOSC Partnership Proposal, the SRIA, and some additions proposed by the European Commission.
Work with the EOSC Association: Four positions open now
The EOSC Association is looking to expand its operational staff in Belgium and are accepting applications for four new positions which will play a key part in contributing to the growth of the Association and the implementation phase of EOSC.
EOSC Association Seeks CTO
The European Open Science Cloud Association is seeking to recruit a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to provide technical leadership to the EOSC Association. The role will serve as the primary driver and catalyst for delivery of the technical ambitions of the EOSC Strategic Research & Innovation Agenda (SRIA).
Call for Members of EOSC Association Task Forces
The EOSC Association is creating five Advisory Groups (AGs) focusing on overarching themes that are important for the realisation of EOSC which consist of Task Forces (TFs) working on specific topics related to the AGs. Each TF has drafted a charter defining the scope and activities for the TF for the coming 1-2 years from September 2021 until August 2023.
Towards a European Open Science Cloud revolutionising research in the Digital Age – European Commission enters into a partnership with the EOSC Association
The European Commission (EC) and the newly formed EOSC Association have established a Memorandum of Understanding at the EU R&I Days 2021, marking the start of the Co-programmed European Partnership on EOSC under the Horizon Europe Framework Programme.
Draft Charters of the EOSC Association Task Forces Published
The EOSC Association is creating five Advisory Groups focusing on overarching themes that are important for the realisation of EOSC which consist of Task Forces (TFs) working on specific topics. The TFs have drafted their charters for discussion at the EOSC Symposium 2021 which will then be finalised in June 2021.