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Enabling discovery and interoperability of federated research objects across scientific communities


Align and support the development and implementation of common EOSC methodologies, open standards and frameworks to ensure wide uptake and coherent implementation of the FAIR principles, to support the FAIRness of the research digital objects made accessible through EOSC.

Proposals should cover all of the following areas and activities:

a) Persistent identifiers:

  • Support the creation of a coordination mechanism of EOSC PID Service Providers to respond to the needs of research and Open Science, in a way that ensures sustainability, continuity of services and innovation.
  • Promote the alignment of PID infrastructures in line with the EOSC PID Policy.
  • Support the continuous standardisation of resource types and promotion of new practices to expand the range of identifiable objects e.g. instruments, services, organisations and software.

b) Metadata and ontologies: