Interview with Ignacio Blanquer, member of the EOSC Association Board of Directors

Ignacio Blanquer, professor at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), is a member of the EOSC Association Board of Directors. Ignacio also leads the work on capacity building for thematic services of the EOSC Synergy project and has contributed to a study on the Spanish EOSC landscape which was published by the project last summer. […]

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Record score of EGI Federated Cloud utilisation thanks to EOSC Synergy and deep-Hybrid DataCloud

A record in utilisation was scored in 2020 by the EGI Federated Cloud thanks to the deep-Hybrid DataCloud and EOSC Synergy projects. The EGI Federated Cloud is a distributed cloud compute platform for advanced scientific computing that brings together tens of major research cloud providers across Europe. The purpose of this federated infrastructure is to boost research […]

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LAGO and EOSC SYNERGY integrate cosmic ray data for the whole community

Antonio J. Rubio-Montero and Rafael Mayo-García tell us how the project will integrate the knowledge provided by this collaboration within EOSC. What is LAGO? The Latin American Giant Observatory (LAGO) is an extended cosmic ray observatory, currently composed of a network of ten water-Cherenkov detectors (WCD) spanning over different sites located at significantly different altitudes […]

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5 November 2020: EOSC Synergy Dutch Data Landscape Workshop

Remember the landscape analysis results we published a few weeks ago? In co-location with the EGI Conference 2020, we will zoom in to one of the national results, namely that of the Netherlands, where the conference was initially planned for this fall. Unfortunately the conference had to be turned into a virtual one, and so […]

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3rd All Hands Meeting

Twelve months have past and much has happened! In the 3rd All Hands Meeting, we will not only discuss highlights and updates of past and current activities, but also brainstorm and plan ahead for future endeavors. Initially, we planned the meeting to be in Bratislava, but unfortunately current circumstances won’t allow us to meet physically […]

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EOSC services improving performance and functionality of ten thematic services

EOSC Synergy has identified ten thematic services addressing four scientific areas (Earth Observation, Environment, Biomedicine and Astrophysics). All have identified several EOSC technical services to address some of the challenges and requirements that were not properly fulfilled in their initial versions. The thematic services are currently evolving by adapting EOSC services from the EOSC marketplace. […]

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Intermediate report on technical framework for FAIR principles implementation

One of the latest EOSC Synergy deliverables introduces the initial recommendations for assessing data FAIRness, and ‘FAIR enabling’ data repository features, based on input from FAIRsFAIR and RDA. It also provides a roadmap for implementation of FAIRness checking, including requirements, architecture, and other technical considerations related to Quality Assurance. The intermediate report (D3.3) provides: Requirements […]

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Service QA and Dataverse

Samuel Bernardo (LIP) and Vyacheslav Tykhonov (DANS-KNAW) virtually attended the Dataverse Community meeting, an annual event which is hosted by Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science. Samuel presented a session on behalf of EOSC Synergy on the SQA process in our project, chaired by Vyacheslav. The presentation focused on the Quality baselines and informed about the […]

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EOSC Synergy in the e-IRG May event

EOSC Synergy has participated in the e-IRG May event with the feedback of two researchers involved in the tasks of EOSC Synergy in the areas of Training and FAIR Data adoption.  The work of Prof. Ignacio Blanquer regarding the definition of the Minimum EOSC Competence Skillset has been presented by Natalia Manola as a key highlight in […]

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EOSC position papers – Insights from Regional Projects & Infrastructures

EOSC Synergy, along with EOSC Secretariat, EOSC Nordic, EOSC Pillar, NI4OS-Europe and ExPaNDS, support the EOSC Community with the development and implementation of the European Open Science Cloud initiative, each focusing on specific elements of EOSC. These projects are involved in the so-called INFRAEOSC-05-2018-2019 call, in particular with the subtask INFRAEOSC 5b. As many overlapping […]

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