The Challenge of an Open Access Environment for Biodiveristy Across Europea and Brazil
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"Ms Neelie Kroes, European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Agenda, released this statement in conjunction with the Workshop "Brazil-EU Cooperation in ICT R&D" which took place on 7th & 8th November in Brasilia, Brazil , crowning the launch of a new coordinated call for research and development, while a new project had just started exactly to respond to European and Brazilian need of cooperation in biodiversity. Funded by the European Commission (7th Framework Programme) and the Brazilian Minister of Science Technology and Innovation (MCTI) - National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) within the 2010 edition of the EU-Brazil coordinated call, EUBrazilOpenBio “Open Data and Cloud Computing e-Infrastructure for Biodiversity” will set-up a virtual environment, namely an e-Infrastructure of open access resources, to tackle the complexity of Biodiversity Science, in line with the European and Brazilian drive to “[…] join forces to deploy cloud computing solutions to address scientific challenges in fields such as environment modelling, biodiversity and life science ”. ..."