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The Commission decision C(2018) 5552 adopted on 27 August launches the Executive Board for the EOSC as a formal expert groupof the Commission.
The Council in its conclusions of 29 May 2018 invited the Commission and Member States to set up a governance framework that ensures participation of stakeholders from the research community and effective involvement of all Member States. It also asked the Commission to make every effort to launch the EOSC governance framework in 2018.
As per the governance framework presented in the Staff Working Document on the Implementation Roadmap for the European Open Science Cloud, it will be constituted of an EOSC Governance Board (Member States and Commission); an Executive Board (representatives of stakeholders); and an EOSC Stakeholders Forum (stakeholders at large).
The Commission decision adopted on 27 August launches the Executive Board for the EOSC as a formal expert group of the Commission.
The expert group will assist the Commission in the first phase of development of the EOSC until end of 2020, and will help to prepare the transition to the second phase of development of the EOSC.
In particular, the Expert Group’s tasks shall be to:
- provide advice and support on the strategy, implementation, monitoring and reporting on the progress of the implementation of the EOSC as set out in the Staff Working Document on the Implementation Roadmap for the EOSC , notably in the form of:
- (i) a strategic implementation plan and annual work plans, and of a proposed mechanism for overseeing and steering the implementation of the strategic and annual work plans, and for monitoring and reporting on progress
- (ii) rules for participation to guide service provision and an action plan for scientific data interoperability to operationalise the FAIR principles
- provide recommendations on the appropriate mechanisms and possible forms for the EOSC governance after 2020 including business models and modes of financing, and on how the user base of the EOSC could be extended to the public sector and the industry.