• 1. What is EOSC? What is FAIR?


    EOSC vision

    The ambition of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) is to provide European researchers, innovators, companies and citizens with a federated and open multi-disciplinary environment where they can publish, find and re-use data, tools and services for research, innovation and educational purposes.This environment will operate under well-defined conditions to ensure trust and safeguard the public interest. 

    The EOSC enables a step change across scientific communities and research infrastructures towards seamless access FAIR (Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability and Reusability) management reliable reuse of research data and all other digital objects produced along the research life cycle (e.g. methods, software and publications)

    EOSC ultimately aims to develop a Web of FAIR Data and services for science in Europe upon which a wide range of value-added services can be built. These range from visualisation and analytics to long-term information preservation or the monitoring of the uptake of open science practices.

    The EOSC is recognised by the Council of the European Union as the pilot action to deepen the new European Research Area (ERA). It is also recognised as the science, research and innovation data space which will be fully articulated with the other sectoral data spaces defined in the European strategy for data.

    Full deployment of the EOSC will lead to higher research productivity, new insights and innovations, as well as improved reproducibility and trust in science.



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