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ERCIM - the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics - aims to foster collaborative work within the European research community and to increase co-operation with European industry. Leading European research institutes are members of ERCIM.

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VRE4EIC releases software prototypes to build virtual research environments

The European H2020 research project VRE4EIC has released the Common Reference Prototype, a prototypical implementation of the Reference Architecture for Virtual Research Environments developed by the project.

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VRE4EIC releases video tutorials teaching how to build virtual research environments

VRE4EIC, an H2020 European research project managed by ERCIM, has released a series of video tutorials. Short online videos are explaining how to build a Virtual Research Environment (VRE) or to enhance an existing VRE.

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Screenshot from the tutorial video on architecture design and implementation.

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ERCIM Workshop on Blockchain Engineering: Papers, Research Questions and Interests

The ERCIM blockchain working group organised a workshop on 8-9 May in Amsterdam in conjunction with the ERCIM spring meetings. The purpose of this workshop was to look at what the general excitement about blockchain technologies means for computer science research and to identify the major research challenges in this area. Ten papers have been selected for presentation covering basic technologies, applications, and methods. The papers are available in the EUSSET Digital Library
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The VRE4EIC project invites researchers to evaluate Virtual Research Environment architectures

VRE4EIC, an H2020 European research project, invites researchers to evaluate e-VRE, the Virtual Research Environment architecture developed by the project. The workshop will be held on 15 June in Edinburgh, in conjunction with IWSG’18, the 10th International Workshop on Science Gateways.

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Digitalisation of Seas and Oceans is the New Gold of the Future

“Supporting Blue Growth with innovative applications based on EU e-infrastructures” was the motto of the final event of the BlueBRIDGE project, held on 14-15 February 2018 with participation of over 50 stakeholders, including policy makers, marine and maritime data practitioners, representatives from research institutions, international organisations, governments and EU-funded initiatives.

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ERCIM News N°114
ERCIM News N°114 Special: Human-Robot Interaction
H2020 Project management by ERCIM
H2020 project management by ERCIM
ERCIM "Alain Bensoussan" Fellowship Programme
ERCIM Programme for PhD Education
ERCIM Programme for PhD Education
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