02 Oct 2017

Governing the European Open Science Cloud

The EU’s proposed Open Science Cloud is an ambitious effort to interlink data, results, labs and researchers across the EU. In this report, members of the Science|Business Cloud Consultation Group suggest how this initiative could be governed.

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On 6 September 2017 members of the Science|Business Network’s cloud consultation group met to discuss the governance of the EOSC. This report is based partly on those discussions, but is ultimately a product of Science|Business. The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of individual members.

Participants in these cloud discussions include representatives of:

  • Amazon
  • Association for Computing Machinery – Europe Policy Committee
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities
  • Barcelona Supercomputing Centre
  • CERN
  • ETH-Zurich
  • European Space Agency
  • FigShare
  • Huawei
  • Microsoft
  • Research Data Alliance Europe
  • University of Eastern Finland
  • University of Twente

Rapporteur: David Pringle