Science|Business and RDA Europe in collaboration with the Transatlantic Policy Network organised a meeting of US Congress members & European MEPs (Members of the European Parliament) at the Library of Congress, Washington DC on Wednesday 17th July 2013.
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Frankfurt Academy and the Goethe-Unibator announce the 2013 Digital Publishing Creative Ideas Contest.
We are seeking creative ideas in the area of Digital Publishing.There is tremendous opportunity for entrepreneurs to take advantage of the transformations taking place in the publishing industry. Value propositions in publishing are changing as well as new technological possibilities.
CORDIS WIRE: Building Global Partnerships to ensure that data is created and shared across communities, disciplines, stakeholders, public-private partnerships, research entities and non, public and private research funders, etc.
The first conference of science ministers from the G8 in five years has met to discuss international issues that require global cooperation. On Wednesday 12 June 2013 David Willetts hosted the G8 science ministers at the Royal Society to look at key scientific challenges. For the first time the meeting also included heads of national academies.
Part of the webinar on Smart Data organised by Science|Business that took place at the British Residence in Brussels on 23 May 2013.
GIGAOM reports on the pioneering role of the Research Data Alliance. RDA is structured like the World Wide Web Consortium, with working groups that produce code, policies for data interoperability, and data infrastructure solutions. Francine Berman, a professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, heads up the U.S.
Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission, talks about the role that big data applications and e-infrastructures play in stimulating a new wave of economic and social progress. Both the public and private sector need to play a leadership role in making sure that data works harder for us, in healthcare, energy and many other domains.
The launch of Research Data Alliance is a key initiative to realize the benefits of big data.
“We have set up the Research Data Alliance, so scientific data infrastructure can be fully interoperable, and so sharing data becomes even simpler”, Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission, responsible for the Digital Agenda, speaking of the economic and social benefits of big data.
Read the full press release published on 23 May 2013 here.
The RDA is a newly formed international body, set up to promote the development of new infrastructures, standards and tools for sharing and mining research outputs.
View the announcement published on 30 April 2013 here.
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) was recently formed with the goal of accelerating international data-driven innovation and discovery.