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MERIL-2 MAPPING OF THE EUROPEAN RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE LANDSCAPE

From 2016-03-01 to 2019-02-28, ongoing project | MERIL-2 Website

Project details

Total cost:

EUR 1 951 092

EU contribution:

EUR 1 951 092

Coordinated in:

France

Call for proposal:

H2020-INFRASUPP-2014-2See other projects for this call

Funding scheme:

CSA - Coordination and support action

Objective

Deliverables

  • User stories (use cases)

    User stories (use cases) for main stakeholder groups

  • Initial Data Set Analysis Report

    ESF will perform a review and cleansing of existing MERIL data for import into the redesigned database/portal. This will comprise a review of RI entries by country, completion rates by country and identification of data gaps and completion requirements.

  • MERIL interoperability guidelines

    The MERIL interoperability guidelines, definition and implementation will be developed in consultation with the ESF and will include specification of data formats, interfaces and export mechanisms for individual RIs to automatically publish their information in a standard way that can be interpreted by MERIL.

  • Survey analysis and report on existing policies, data, etc.

    Survey analysis and report on existing policies, data and information sources on research infrastructures in Europe.

  • New data model

    New data model incorporating blueprint of data needs/proxies, indicators and user needs.

  • Mid-term report on CERIF compliance and data sources

    Mid-term report on CERIF compliance and data sources including relevant databases/inventories in Europe of interest to MERIL

  • Report on ESFRI consultation

    Report from event with ESFRI to seek input on policy data needs and requirements

  • Data prioritization report

    Data prioritization report detailing recommendations from EU Commission consultation, Advisory Committee Workshop including recommendations on how to collect financial data.

  • MERIL-2 Terms of Reference

    MERIL-2 Terms of Reference agreed with the MAC

  • Mid-term review of communication strategy and its effectiveness

    - Review the communication processes and outputs of communication plan. - Assess the effectiveness and coverage of the plan to date. - Make recommendations on any necessary improvements and changes

  • Report on commonalities across NCP and NDI networks

    Report on commonalities across NCP and NDI networks and recommendations on leverage and good practices on data compliance and exchange of information (EKT-NHRF and APRE)

  • Report with conclusions from focus groups/virtual interviews

    The focus groups/virtual interviews will complement the survey. The purpose will be to establish and share good practice on open data access and to facilitate better information exchange. The report will summarise conclusions.

  • Report on RI data targets achieved

    A report on RI data targets achieved, portal definitional weaknesses, improvements needed in terms RI data coverage including analysis of response rates and compliance levels with different data points.

  • Production by Proof Communications of Dissemination and Media Campaign Plan

    The ESF internal communications team will task Proof Communications (ESF’s benchmark provider) to produce a high impact media and outreach plan designed to publicise MERIL-2 with all the main stakeholder groups through the most effective channels including print, visual and electronic media. ESF will provide ongoing input and guidance on target audiences and implementation

  • New MERIL portal, version 1

    Includes porting of the current functionality to the new software platform

  • New MERIL portal, version 2

    Including new features and services

  • Data visualisation

    The visualisation module for the Portal will comprise the following: - Definition of meaningful visualisations and required input data from the MERIL database - Implementation of visualisations and incorporation into the MERIL portal.

Publications

Publications not available

Coordinator

FONDATION EUROPEENNE DE LA SCIENCE
France

EU contribution: EUR 1 485 967


QUAI LEZAY MARNESIA 1
67080 STRASBOURG CEDEX
France
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Participants

AGENZIA PER LA PROMOZIONE DELLA RICERCA EUROPEA
Italy

EU contribution: EUR 167 125


VIA CAVOUR 71
00184 ROMA
Italy
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Activity type: Research Organisations

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ETHNIKO IDRYMA EREVNON
Greece

EU contribution: EUR 298 000


VAS KONSTANTINOU 48
11635 ATHINA
Greece
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Activity type: Research Organisations

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