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Open Market Consultation for the European Open Science Cloud Public Procurement Action

The European Commission organizes two consecutive webinars for the upcoming European Open Science Cloud procurement's preliminary market consultation.

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Tuesday, 31 May 2022 at 14.00 -16.00 CEST 
Thursday, 9 June 2022 at 10.00 -12.00 CEST

With the publication of the Prior Information Notice the European Commission invites potential market players from industry and the research community to participate in the preliminary market consultation for the upcoming European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) procurement. During the open market consultation, the Commission seeks, in particular, feedback on the procurement approaches, technical challenges and possible solutions.

The webinars will be scheduled on Tuesday, 31 May 2022 at 14.00 -16.00 CEST and on Thursday, 9 June 2022 at 10.00 -12.00 CEST. The procurement will build and deploy an operational, secure, cloud-based EOSC infrastructure, including a federated EOSC Core Platform and the EOSC Exchange, offering high quality professional services and superior user experience for a large number of users, with the functionalities available 24/7. The procurement action is an activity funded from the Research Infrastructures Work Programme 2021-2022 of the Horizon Europe programme.

We invite you to consult the agenda and fill in the registration form.

Background information

The European Open Science Cloud aims to achieve a federation of infrastructures providing seamless access to interoperable research objects and value-added services for the whole research data cycle, from discovery and mining to storage, management, analysis and re-use across borders and scientific disciplines. In the context of Open Science, EOSC aims to give the EU a global lead in research data management and ensure that European scientists enjoy the full benefits of data-driven science.