EOSC-A welcomes new Members and Observers

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Four new Members and four new Observers were unanimously voted into the EOSC Association by the General Assembly at the 6th GA on 22 May 2023 in Brussels. Together with resignations and moves between membership and observership, GA#6 brings the total number of Members to 167 and Observers to 84, for a total delegation of 251 organisations. The new Members and Observers are based in the UK, Poland, Austria, Finland, Spain, Switzerland and Norway.

New Members

European Social Survey European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ESS ERIC)

 The European Social Survey is an academically led survey of social attitudes and behaviours, undertaken every two years in over 30 European countries. Its first round took place in 2002. It provides vital information to academics, policy makers and others on patterns of social attitude formation, stability and change across Europe.


Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Innovative Technologies EMAG (Łukasiewicz-EMAG) 

Łukasiewicz-EMAG is a network institute specializing in applied computer science, technical information technology and information technologies. The Institute deals with, among others broadly understood cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, data analysis (decision support systems), IoT (Industry 4.0, Smart Cities), digital public services and laboratory research. Institute of Innovative Technologies EMAG is part of the Łukasiewicz Research Network, the third largest research network in Europe.


NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS (NORCE) 

NORCE is an independent research institute covering areas within Climate, Energy, Environment, Technology, Society and Health, organized into four interdisciplinary and interconnected priorities: Sustainable Seas and Coasts, Climate and Environmental Risk, Energy of the Future and Safe, Healthy and Inclusive Societies. This unique scientific breadth and depth is utilized to provide new perspectives for innovative and holistic solutions for societal challenges in collaboration with stakeholders.


Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

NTNU is a university with an international focus, with headquarters in Trondheim and campuses in Ålesund and Gjøvik. NTNU has a main profile in science and technology, a variety of programmes of professional study, and great academic breadth that also includes the humanities, social sciences, economics, medicine, health sciences, educational science, architecture, entrepreneurship, art disciplines and artistic activities.


New Observers

University of Graz (Uni Graz) 

The University of Graz, founded in 1585, is Austria’s second oldest university and one of the largest in the country. Numerous outstanding scientists, including six Nobel Prize winners, have taught and researched here. With 30,000 students and 4,700 employees, it makes a decisive contribution to the vibrant life of the Styrian capital. Its geographical location favours a lively scientific, economic and cultural exchange with south-eastern Europe.


Illes Balears Health Research Institute Foundation (IdISBa)

The Health Research Institute of the Balearic Islands (IdISBa) results from the association and collaboration between thedifferent health research performing organisms in the public sector in the Balearic Islands, including the major teaching hospitals, the Primary Healthcare Service and the university. IdISBa has a Health Data Research Unit (PRISIB), which aims to create databases based on the electronic health records of the balearics population and other complementary sources. 


Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB)

The SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics is an internationally recognized non-profit organization, dedicated to biological and biomedical data science. Its scientists create knowledge and solve complex questions across life science fields. They provide essential databases, software, expertise and services to academic, clinical, and industry groups. SIB also federates the Swiss bioinformatics community and contributes to keep Switzerland at the forefront of innovation in the field.


University of Eastern Finland (UEF)

The University of Eastern Finland is the most multidisciplinary university in Finland. Our high standard of interdisciplinary research and education respond to global challenges and build a sustainable future. We offer education in nearly 100 major subjects. The University is one of the largest universities in Finland. Our campuses are located in Joensuu and Kuopio.


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