First call to join the European Group of FAIR Champions! Apply till 31st January!

10 January 2020

The FAIRsFAIR European Group of FAIR Champions (EGFC) is a highly visible group of experts and inspired influencers engaged on making FAIR data in Europe a reality. It is composed by scientific experts and “doers” in the field of FAIR data. Each EGFC member represents a different stakeholder group and provides advice on operational challenges and policies to improve the adoption of FAIR  practices in different scientific communities in Europe.

First Deliverables on Landscape Analysis, FAIR Requirements & Competence Centre are now available

07 January 2020

Some of the recent FAIRsFAIR deliverables are available for consultation. Read more.

FAIRsFAIR Announces Outcome of Open Calls for Data Repositories

11 December 2019

As a result of the Open Calls published last summer, twenty-two data repositories will receive support from FAIRsFAIR in achieving CoreTrustSeal Certification or in improving the FAIRness of their data.

"When the resource is FAIR, machines know what it means"

25 November 2019

CODATA President Barend Mons has issued a statement reminding us that FAIR data should be Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable first and foremost by machines. 

FAIR Semantics and FAIR Repositories - FAIRsFAIR co-located event at RDA P14

12 November 2019

At the RDA 14 Plenary in Finland at the end of October, FAIRsFAIR contributed a full-day brainstorming session dedicated to remedying the shortcomings for FAIRness and interoperability of current semantic resources/artifacts and data repositories. Semantics experts, maintainers of semantic registries and data repositories, and representatives from infrastructures were invited to participate.

The layered cake of FAIR coordination: how many is too many?

31 October 2019

FAIRsFAIR Champions Alastair Dunning and Susanna-Assunta Sansone teamed up with Marta Teperek to write an article which was partly inspired by their attendance at OSFair 2019 and has just been published at nature.com. Read the article here

EOSC in the Top 10 FAIR Data & Software Things

28 October 2019

A comprehensive guide to FAIR in the European Open Sciences Cloud (EOSC) now features in the Library Carpentry Top 10 FAIR Data & Software Things.

The guide was created by FAIRsFAIR partners in collaboration with ELIXIR during the Library Carpentry-Mozilla Global Sprint in May 2019 and forms part of a growing collection of compact, stand-alone mini-guides designed to help the research community understand how they can make their research data and software FAIR - Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable.

Services to Support FAIR Data: From Recommendations to Actions

03 October 2019

The proceedings from the third and final workshop in the series 'Services to support FAIR data,' have been published. The workshop was organised during the Open Science Fair in Porto, Portugal, in collaboration with OpenAIRE, FAIRsFAIR, RDA Europe, FREYA, and EOSC-hub.

e-IRG to publish new policy document on National Nodes

27 September 2019

The e-Infrastructure Reflection Group (e-IRG) has officially published a new policy document titled “National Nodes – Getting organised; how far are we?” .The aim is to present a representative picture of the European e-Infrastructure landscape at its current state and to provide, on the basis of this analysis, a number of recommendations on how to efficiently implement the e-Infrastructure Commons in the form of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).

FAIRsFAIR at EOSC Concertation Meeting

18 September 2019 to 23 September 2019

The first two-day workshop for projects which contribute to building the EOSC through H2020 took place in Brussels on 9 and 10 September 2019. About thirty projects were represented at the meeting. The goal of the workshop was to create awareness between projects and foster collaboration and exchange on important topics. FAIRsFAIR was represented by Ingrid Dillo, project coordinator, and Eliane Fankhauser, project manager.

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