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University of Cyprus joins ERCIM

by Marios Dikaiakos

The University of Cyprus (UCY) is delighted to join ERCIM as its 19th member. UCY is represented in ERCIM by both the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering through the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering respectively. Dedicated to producing and promoting high-end research, UCY strives to establish a position at the forefront of European research. In that respect, participation in ERCIM is expected to further enhance the strong links that UCY has with other European academic and research institutions.

ERCIM evolves with new organisational structure

With the first general assembly of the ERCIM1 association (AISBL2) in Trondheim, Norway, 10 June 2011, ERCIM has accomplished a major organisational restructuring. An important change in ERCIM’s membership policy is coinciding with the creation of ERCIM AISBL. ERCIM is now open to multiple members per country while retaining its membership criteria of excellence and active participation. The aim is to build a strong European community of research organisations to promote science, research and innovation.

CoreGRID/ERCIM Workshop on Grids, Clouds and P2P Computing CGWS 2011

Bordeaux, August 29th, 2011

CoreGRID is a European research Network of Excellence which has developed theoretical foundations and software infrastructures for large-scale, distributed Grid and P2P applications. The network has extended its interests to include the emerging field of (service based) Cloud computing which is of great importance to the European software industry.

ERCIM evolves - evolve with ERCIM

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For over twenty years, ERCIM has been a consortium of leading research institutions committed to cooperating for excellence in research. Focusing on information and communication science and technology (ICST) and related areas of mathematics, ERCIM has a successful track record of promoting ICST research and cooperation in Europe and beyond. ERCIM is now dropping its limitation of one member per country, allowing a small number of excellent research institutions in ICST per country to directly become members of ERCIM.

ERCIM opens to Multiple Members per Country

The ERCIM consortium is currently re-organising into a two-tier structure: a non-profit association (AISBL) open to any suitable institution based on criteria of excellence, and the current European Economic Interest Group (EEIG) composed of a few members which will act as the host of W3C Europe and the ERCIM office. The association will be able to drive the ERCIM mission without the current restriction of one member organisation per country.
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