May 27, 2022

The European Science Cloud Officially Launches (New Portal, Reports and Video)

From OpenAire:

2018-11-23_11-11-58The European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) is officially launched today, 23 November 2018, during an event hosted by the Austrian Presidency of the European Union. The inauguration marks the conclusion of a long process of consultation and reflection with stakeholders led by the European Commission.

The event demonstrates the importance of EOSC for the advancement of research in Europe and introduces the new EOSC Portal.


The EOSC Portal is jointly developed and maintained by the eInfraCentral (731049), EOSC-hub (777536), EOSCpilot (739563) and OpenAIRE-Advance (246686) projects funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme with contribution of the European Commission.

Read the Complete Announcement

See Also: The Vienna Declaration on the European Open Science Cloud

See Also: Commission Launches European Open Science Cloud (via EC)

See Also: Collection of EOSC Documents


Prompting an EOSC in Practice
44 pages; PDF.

Turning Fair Into Reality
78 pages; PDF.

Intro Video

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