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PaaSage and OW2 announce platform availability on the AppHub marketplace

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Brussels, Belgium – June 5th, 2015PaaSage, a large scale European research initiative for developing an open and integrated platform to support model based lifecycle management of Cloud applications for software and service providers and OW2, the Open Source community for infrastructure software, today announce a strategic partnership.

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Cor Baayen Award 2015 Call for Nominations

Nominate a promising young researcher for the 2015 ERCIM Cor Baayen Award

Deadline: 30 April 2015

Each year, ERCIM awards a promising young researcher in computer science and applied mathematics with the Cor Baayen Award. The winner of the award receives 5,000 euro, together with an award certificate. The award will be presented at a ceremony during the 2015 ERCIM fall meetings.

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ERCIM White Paper on Big Data Analytics

The ERCIM White paper on Big Data Analysis puts forward our vision of Big Data Analytics in Europe, based on the fair use of big data with the development of associated policies and standards, as well as on empowering citizens, whose digital traces are recorded in the data. The first step towards such objective is the creation of a European ecosystem for Big Data Analytics-as-a-service, based on a Federated Trusted Open Analytical Platform for Knowledge Acceleration. The goal is to yield a data and knowledge infrastructure providing to citizens, scientists, institutions and businesses: (i) access to data and knowledge services, (ii) access to analytical services and results, within a framework of policies for access and sharing based on the values of privacy, trust, individual empowerment and public good.

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ERCIM White Paper on Cyber-Security and Privacy Research

The ERCIM White paper on Cyber-Security and Privacy Research describes the main research challenges on security and privacy identified by a group of experts of the European Research Consortium in Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM).

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The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for two professors at NTNU

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is extremely happy and proud to now have two Nobel Prize Laureates in their scientific staff. Professors May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser at NTNU have been awarded the Nobel Prize for 2014 in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of how the brain creates a map of the space around us to navigate complex surroundings. They share the award with John O'Keefe of University College London, and they are only the second married couple to win a Nobel in medicine.

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Juan Reutter receives the 2014 Cor Baayen Award

Juan Reutter, assistant professor at the department of computer science at the Catholic University of Chile, receives the 2014 ERCIM Cor Baayen Award. The Cor Baayen Award is given annually by ERCIM to a promising young researcher in the field of Informatics and Applied Mathematics.

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ERCIM 25th anniversary

The 25th ERCIM anniversary and the ERCIM fall meetings will be held at the CNR Campus in Pisa on 23-24 October 2014.

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iMarine data platform for collaborations workshop

A key goal of the iMarine initiative is to support stakeholders in a sustainable use of the marine ecosystem.

On 7th March 2014, iMarine is organizing an interactive workshop "iMarine data platform for collaborations" to showcase how its powerful data infrastructure is capable of addressing the challenges of the Ecosystem Approach.

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