Call for proposals 2017 - H2020 - Implementing the european open science cloud H2020-INFRAEOSC-2018-2020 Open!

Objectives

 This call will achieve the vision put forward by the European Cloud Initiative and it will make the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) a reality. In order to realise an EOSC that truly supports interdisciplinary research and Open Science, a new pan-European model for research data and related services that is both scalable and flexible needs to be put in place, so that it can be adapted to the emerging needs of the scientific community and support the whole research data lifecycle. The new model will build on a pan-European service access mechanism – the EOSC hub[[EOSC hub refers to the single entry access mechanism to EOSC services that will be provided by the successful proposal resulting from the call EINFRA-12-2017.]] – providing access primarily to public e-infrastructure services supplied at national, regional and institutional levels. The Call will support the setup of an appropriate governance for such a relevant endeavour, which takes into account the outcomes of previous efforts and the active contribution of all scientific stakeholders. The Call will ensure strong positioning of EOSC in the context of similar initiatives in other world regions to enhance and ‘open to the world’ international collaboration.

Actions

This call covers the following topics:

  • INFRAEOSC-01-2018: Access to commercial services through the EOSC hub
  • INFRAEOSC-02-2019: Prototyping new innovative services
  • INFRAEOSC-04-2018: Connecting ESFRI infrastructures through Cluster projects
  • INFRAEOSC-05-2018-2019: Support to the EOSC Governance
  • INFRAEOSC-06-2019-2020: Enhancing the EOSC portal and connecting thematic clouds

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 187,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 22 March 2018 - 2 months ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 19 April 2018 - one month ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 21 November 2018 - in 5 months (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 29 January 2019 - in 8 months (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Work Programme 2018-2020 (Work programme)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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