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e-IRG Support Programme 4 (e-IRGSP4)

e-IRG Support Programme 4 (e-IRGSP4)

Objective

The e-Infrastructure Reflection Group Support Programme 4 (e-IRGSP4) intends to provide support for the e-Infrastructure Reflection Group (e-IRG) and hereby supports the collaboration of national and pan-European e-Infrastructure initiatives and stakeholders. The e-IRG reflects on results and developments in the area of e-infrastructures. It consists of government appointed national representatives and was created in 2003. The e-IRG has reached a high ranking position as an independent advisory body in Europe in its field. It cooperates increasingly closer with the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI), whose work it largely complements through its lateral domain. The e-IRG produces White and Blue Papers, Roadmaps and other policy-related documents, covering the whole domain of e-infrastructures: networks, high-performance and high-throughput computing installations and data infrastructures. The e-IRG formulates its conclusions and advice in various ways. The e-IRG Recommendations endorsed by the e-IRG delegates are well received by the communities concerned as well as by policy makers and funding agencies and can thus have very serious impact.The e-IRGSP4 project builds on the experiences of previous e-IRG support programmes. It is lightweight designed focusing on the core requirements of the e-IRG and the demands of the European Commission. It provides the secretariat of the e-IRG community, supports the e-IRG Chair and Executive Board, organises workshops, which facilitate the coordination and communication between e-Infrastructure initiatives and stakeholders.The policy creating process of the e-IRG is supported by monitoring and analysing the state-of-the-art developments in the fields of interest of the e-IRG (at policy, technology, research, and socioeconomic level), thus conceiving ideas and input for the e-IRG policy documents. Finally, the support programme fully implements the dissemination work of the e-IRG.
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Coordinator

GOTTFRIED WILHELM LEIBNIZ UNIVERSITAET HANNOVER

Address

Welfengarten 1
30167 Hannover

Germany

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 276 493

Administrative Contact

Jan Wiebelitz (Prof.)

Participants (6)

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VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 80 787

BARCELONA SUPERCOMPUTING CENTER - CENTRO NACIONAL DE SUPERCOMPUTACION

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 90 522

ETHNIKO DIKTYO EREVNAS TECHNOLOGIAS AE

Greece

EU Contribution

€ 75 756

NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR WETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK

Netherlands

EU Contribution

€ 262 248

GENIAS BENELUX BV

Netherlands

EU Contribution

€ 145 306

INSTYTUT CHEMII BIOORGANICZNEJ POLSKIEJ AKADEMII NAUK

Poland

EU Contribution

€ 83 888

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 632688

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 June 2014

  • End date

    30 November 2016

Funded under:

FP7-INFRASTRUCTURES

  • Overall budget:

    € 1 227 181

  • EU contribution

    € 1 015 000

Coordinated by:

GOTTFRIED WILHELM LEIBNIZ UNIVERSITAET HANNOVER

Germany