I am forwarding this to the metadata standards directory group (in CC).
On 17/07/14 13:56, RDA wrote:
> Sebastiaan Rousseeuw (firstname.lastname@example.org) sent a message using
> the contact form at https://rd-alliance.org/contact.
> I am contacting you as a contractor on behalf of the ISA Programme  of the
> European Commission. We would like to inform you about the Interoperability
> Solutions on Joinup.
> As part of our work for the ISA Programme, we are currently federating
> high-quality repositories of reusable interoperability solutions on the
> Joinup platform  - Europe’s one stop website to search for ICT
> specifications. Currently, more than 5000 ICT specifications
> (interoperability assets) from more than 40 organisations, including several
> Member States and standardization bodies, can be found via the Joinup website
> . We describe collections of standards using the Asset Description
> Metadata Schema (ADMS) , a common way to describe ICT specifications.
> Joinup already hosts a federated metadata catalogue based on ADMS. One
> relevant descriptive metadata standard in the research domain is CERIF. 
> Many thanks in advance, and please do not hesitate to contact us if you would
> like to participate in this inspiring project or should you have any
> questions or comments.
> Kind regards,
> Sebastiaan Rousseeuw
> PwC | Consultant
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>  https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/catalogue/repository
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/vocab-adms/
Dr. ir. Herman Stehouwer
Rechenzentrum Garching @ Max Planck for Plasmaphysics