NI4OS-Europe dissemination event in Croatia as part of annual conference SRCE e-Infrastructure Days 2021 (SRCE DEI 2021)


The establishment of the EOSC (European Open Science Cloud) aims to bring together institutional, national and European stakeholders, initiatives and data infrastructures to develop and establish an inclusive open science ecosystem in Europe. As a leading institution for building national e-infrastructures and services for the Croatian scientific and academic community and an active participant and partner in European open science projects, SRCE became a mandated organization of the Republic of Croatia in EOSC with the role of coordinating national initiatives for open science and building the National Open Science Cloud. The aim of the session is to bring together Croatian open science stakeholders and present the initiative for the establishment of NOSC (National Open Science Cloud) in Croatia, which is part of the activities of the EU project NI4OS-Europe. Croatian representatives of European Research Infrastructure Consortium will take part in the discussion. They will briefly present their consortium and emphasize the activities and initiatives that they have or plant to implement as national coordinators in Croatia. Koraljka Kuzman Šlogar from the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore will present the DARIAH-HR consortium that promotes and increases awareness of digital arts and humanities, projects, tools and best practices, and advocates open access to information and free sharing of results and innovations. Marko Tadić from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb will present the consortium HR-CLARIN, which aims to create a research infrastructure that allows researchers to use language resources and technologies primarily for the humanities and social sciences, and then other sciences. Marijana Glavica from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb will present the work of the Croatian Social Science Data Archive CROSSDA, the public research data service and the national service provider for the CESSDA ERIC consortium. Jadranka Stojanovski from the Ruđer Bošković Institute will present the activities of OpenAIRE NOAD, Draženko Celjak from SRCE will present the national RDA node activities and, together with Emir Imamagić, he will present services provided by SRCE for open science. Hrvoje Meštrić, Director of the Directorate for Science and Technology at the Ministry of Science and Education, and Irena Martinović Klarić, Executive Director of the Croatian Science Foundation, will provide their views on the establishment of NOSC and the state of open science in Croatia. Ivan Marić from SRCE will provide an overview of European perspectives.

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Contacts: Draženko Celjak (EOSC Promotor), Kristina Posavec