Dec 15, 2017

Workshop "Creating bridges between EO Service providers and Researchers"

EARSC is hosting a session with DG-Connect on e-infrastructures calls on 25 January 2018 in Brussels.

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The eInfrastructure and Science Cloud unit of the European Commission is organising a new information session for proposers as a follow-up of the ICT Proposers’ Day 2017 and NCP sessions. The session will focus on the INFRAEOSC-01-2018 of DG Connect call for proposals (Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 in the field of ‘European Research Infrastructures and eInfrastructures’). It will offer an additional opportunity to discuss the procurement action of Earth Observation commercial services and build quality partnerships with researchers, private stakeholders, SMEs and Earth Observation actors from all over Europe, especially in the area of Copernicus/DIAS services to be procured.

The info session hosted by EARSC will be held in Brussels on the morning of 25 January 2018 in the West Midlands office in Brussels (Avenue d’Auderghem 22, 1040 Bruxelles).

The draft agenda is as follows:
9.00-9.15: Registration
9.15-10.00: Presentations
o European Commission:
· Cristina Martinez (CNECT/C1)
· Martin Ditter (GROW/I3)
o EARSC association : Emmanuel Pajot
o Proposers: Tiziana Ferrari (EGI), Andres Steijart (GEANT)
10.00-10.45: Coffee break
10.50-11.55: Interactive session (eInfrastructure organisations and the Earth Observation community)
12.00: Adjourn

To register, please send an email to with the following information:

  • your name, surname, organisation, country and function;
  • Why are you interested in participating to the info session?
  • Specific topics or expectations for the interactive part of the session.