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.
Logo Design Competition for the European Open Science CloudWe are looking for creative proposals featuring logos and colour schemes that can be used in various mediums. The winning logo will ultimately provide the foundations for an entirely new visual identity for EOSC over the long term.
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.
The EOSC Association Appoints Secretary General
We are delighted to announce Ute Gunsenheimer as the designated Secretary General of the EOSC Association. Ute brings a wealth of knowledge from liaising with Member States and other stakeholders in her former role as Head of External Relations & EU Projects at the European Spallation Source ERIC (ESS).