Descripción del proyecto
Periodo: 2015-03-01 – 2017-09-01 (30 meses).
Entidad financiadora: Comisión Europea
EGI-Engage will accelerate advancements within the European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) in strategy, policy, business and technical innovation, user engagement towards researchers within the long-tail of science, domain-specific research communities, Research Infrastructures (RIs) within the ESFRI roadmap, as well as SMEs and industry at large.
Accelerate the implementation of the Open Science Commons by expanding the capabilities of a European backbone of federated services for compute, storage, data, communication, knowledge and expertise, complementing community-specific capabilities
Objective 1 (O1): Ensure the continued coordination of the EGI Community in strategy and policy development, engagement, technical user support and operations of the federated infrastructure in Europe and worldwide.
Objective 2 (O2): Evolve the EGI Solutions, related business models and access policies for different target groups aiming at an increased sustainability of these outside of project funding. The solutions will be offered to large and medium size RIs, small research communities, the long-tail of science, education, industry and SMEs.
Objective 3 (O3): Offer and expand an e-Infrastructure Commons solution
Objective 4 (O4): Prototype an open data platform and contribute to the implementation of the European Big Data Value.
Objective 5 (O5): Promote the adoption of the current EGI services and extend them with new capabilities through user co-development