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New frontiers for EUDAT CDI in 2019: new collaborations, new members and shareholders

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  EUDAT Newsletter - February 2019

Delivering Research Data Management Solutions to suit your needs

Find out precisely how EUDAT Ltd does this. Following two grants from the European Commission that have enabled to lay out the foundations for the EUDAT Collaborative Data Infrastructure (CDI) from 2011 to 2017, EUDAT has established in 2018 a limited liability company to oversee the partner network and act as a single point of contact for providers and customers to deliver tailor-made data management solutions. EUDAT’s goal is to provide the “digital data layer” to underpin the European research landscape and support the policy goals of frictionless Open Science across Europe. While EUDAT Ltd. and the EUDAT CDI network cover a wide...

SURFsara joins EUDAT Ltd as shareholder

SURFsara, the Dutch national ICT organisation providing state of the art services and support to thousands of researchers in the Netherlands, joined EUDAT Ltd as a new shareholder in January 2019. As active member of the EUDAT CDI, SURFsara has focused recently in productising B2HANDLE - EUDAT’s service for registering research data, and B2SAFE - a service to distribute and store large volumes of data based on data policies - and now offers these two services as part of EUDAT Ltd portfolio. Joining EUDAT Ltd as a shareholder represented a natural step for the Dutch organisation...

Towards the European Open Science Cloud: 3 questions to Damien Lecarpentier, CSC & EUDAT CDI Secretariat

To a large extent EOSC comes at just the right time to capitalise on decades of investment by member states and the EC in public infrastructures to allow researchers from all disciplines seamless, open access to the advanced digital capabilities, resources and expertise they need to collaborate and perform data-and computing-intensive science. EUDAT is very much involved in the development of the European Open Science Cloud both from a technical and a policy point of view…

EUDAT CDI welcomes three new members from France (CERFACS), Portugal (FCCN), and Germany (GWDG)

The CDI members are at the core of the EUDAT network. CDI members are research organisations, data and computing centres spread over 15 European countries providing EUDAT users with services and resources. In January 2019 three new members from France, Germany and Portugal joined the EUDAT CDI. Let’s meet them now...

Advancing the integration of B2 service data discovery and metadata management

On the 19-21st of September 2018, EUDAT organised its first hackathon to advance the integration of the B2 service data discovery and metadata management. These topics were addressed on the basis of two use cases resulting from the EOSC-hub project: Herbadrop and CompBioMed...

Meet EUDAT at the upcoming EOSC-hub week, 10-12 April 2019, Prague

Following the success of last year's edition, EOSC-hub Week is back on 10-12 April 2019 at the Vienna House Diplomat in Prague, Czech Republic.  EOSC-hub Week 2019 will bring together current and prospective service providers and users of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) and offer dedicated workshops and sessions to discuss the current status and future of EOSC. EUDAT services and approach will be showcased in various sessions focusing on data management, AAI, and High Performance Computing. Want to meet us? Register now! Check out the draft programme!