European science cloud on the horizon

 » Europe’s researchers have access to super-fast networks, common data storage facilities, and shared computing resources. The challenge now is to link them all together into a single science cloud.

That’s why Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, has announced that the EU will fund research into the best way to set up a unified European open science cloud.

‘We are preparing a call for a European science cloud project in order to identify the possibility of creating a cloud for our scientists,’ he told a conference in June called A New Start for Europe, Opening up to an ERA of Innovation (…) »