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Bringing Europe's eLectronic Infrastructures to expanding frontiers - BELIEF

Objective

BELIEF supports the Research Infrastructures Activity goals by leveraging on all European eInfrastructure based initiatives and developing a denser network through which international outreach and industry engagement may be achieved.

Objectives:
- build a Communication Network Platform;- develop, and populate a multimedia Digital Library (DL) for a homogeneous accessibility of documentation produced by eInfrastructure initiatives; deliver 4 one-to-two-day brainstorming events (20 - 30 participants), in Europe and potentially US; deliver 2 one-day strategic networking workshops (40 - 60 participants) in Europe and potentially a NIS;- deliver 2, 2-to-3-day international conferences and exhibitions (up to 250 European and Indian and 250 European and Latin American participants) in India and Latin America to exchange experiences, showcase results - publish 4 Brainstorming reports on technical research, legal, policy and accounting issues, and user needs - publish 4 Research and Industry handbooks on business models tailored for different user communities discussions of exploitation and sustainability issues, case studies, surveys of evolving and deploying eInfrastructures to a user community.

Results: develop synergies between researchers and industries with ongoing eInfrastructure initiatives; form a worldwide accessible Digital Library of eInfrastructure multimedia documents serving research and industry; provide amalgamation of current research community fragmentation and sensitise the industry sector to eInfrastructure deployment; attract interest from Industries and SMEs on deploying European eInfrastructures; increase international co-operation by bringing onto the European scene Indian and Latin American players. In addition, 860 to 1000 organisations: industry, SMEs, academia, research institutes, will pool experiences, knowledge and expertise during events and establish a networking platform aiming at consolidating international eInfrastructure initiative.

Field of science

  • /humanities/arts/modern and contemporary art/radio and television

Funding Scheme

SSA - Specific Support Action
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Coordinator

METAWARE SOCIETA PER AZIONI
Address
Via Turati 43-45
56125 Pisa
Italy

Participants (6)

BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM
United States
Address
Lincoln Drive 500, Bascom Hall 268
53706-1490 Madison Wi
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italy
Address
Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma
ENGITECH LIMITED
Ireland
Address
Block 20D 2Nd Floor, Beckett Way Park, West Business Park Nangor Road
D12 Dublin
ERNET INDIA
India
Address
Electronics Niketan, 6, Cgo Complex, Lodhi Road
110003 New Delhi
FUNDACAO DE APOIO A UNIVERSIDADE DE SAO PAULO
Brazil
Address
Av. Afranio Peixoto, 14
05507-000 Sao Paulo
NATIONAL AND KAPODISTRIAN UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS
Greece
Address
Christou Lada 6
10561 Athens