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European E-Infrastructure Services Gateway

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 731049

  • Start date

    1 January 2017

  • End date

    30 June 2019

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.4.3.1.

H2020-EU.1.4.1.3.

H2020-EU.1.4.3.2.

  • Overall budget:

    € 1 499 037,50

  • EU contribution

    € 1 499 037,50

Coordinated by:

EUROPEAN FUTURE INNOVATION SYSTEM CENTRE

Belgium

Objective

EInfraCentral's mission is to ensure that by 2020 a broader/ more varied set of users (including industry) benefits from European infrastructures. A common approach to defining and monitoring e-infrastructures services will increase their uptake. It will also enhance understanding of where improvement can be made in delivering services. The challenge is to shift towards an e-Infrastructure ''market place'' to initiate new service offerings and to engage with a broader set of users and needs. This will be achieved through an exchange of know-how between e-infrastructures consultations with a broad range of existing or potential users. EInfraCentral will pursue 3 specific objectives: 1. Structure an open and guided discussion between e-infrastructures to consensually define a common service catalogue 2. Develop a one-stop shop portal for users to browse the service catalogue and enhance the monitoring of key performance indicators that focus on availability and quality of services and user satisfaction 3. Draw policy lessons for a future European e-infrastructure market place as an extension of the common service catalogue and portal (incorporating a larger number of e-infrastructures). Key highlights of the proposal are: 1.A multidisciplinary team combining technical knowledge & insights from the e-infrastructure community with independent expertise in community building consultation, policy and data mapping and monitoring 2. A co-design process that will involve funders, the e-research infrastructure community and a representative user group (incl. SMEs) 3. On-going user interaction will guide the design and development of the eInfraCentral portal (as the main entry point to European e-infrastructures services) in two phases: a prototype with a first set of services and a full release with a KPI dashboard 4. Reinforce collaboration between e-infrastructures and optimise access to and increase uptake of e-infrastructures services by end users.
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Coordinator

EUROPEAN FUTURE INNOVATION SYSTEM CENTRE

Address

Avenue Maurice Maeterlinck 12
1348 Louvain La Neuve

Belgium

Activity type

Research Organisations

EU Contribution

€ 541 559,20

Participants (9)

JNP STRATIGIKI KAI EPICHIRISIAKI SYMVOULEFTIKI IKE

Greece

EU Contribution

€ 318 490

ETHNIKO KAI KAPODISTRIAKO PANEPISTIMIO ATHINON

Greece

EU Contribution

€ 252 088,50

GOTTFRIED WILHELM LEIBNIZ UNIVERSITAET HANNOVER

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 81 936,75

GEANT LIMITED

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 20 856,05

PARTNERSHIP FOR ADVANCED COMPUTING IN EUROPE AISBL

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 55 512,50

STICHTING EGI

Netherlands

EU Contribution

€ 77 232

THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 62 432,50

CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 39 227,50

GEANT VERENIGING

Netherlands

EU Contribution

€ 49 702,50

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 731049

  • Start date

    1 January 2017

  • End date

    30 June 2019

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.4.3.1.

H2020-EU.1.4.1.3.

H2020-EU.1.4.3.2.

  • Overall budget:

    € 1 499 037,50

  • EU contribution

    € 1 499 037,50

Coordinated by:

EUROPEAN FUTURE INNOVATION SYSTEM CENTRE

Belgium