Research Infrastructures (RI) play an increasing role in the advancement of knowledge and technology and their exploitation. By offering high quality research services to users, by attracting young people to science and by networking facilities, RI help structuring the scientific community and play a key role in the construction of an efficient R&I environment.  The term RI covers ICT-based Infrastructures (networks, computing resources, software and data repositories) for research and education. CHAIN-REDS aims at promoting and supporting technological and scientific collaboration across different e-Infrastructures established and operated in various continents, in order to define a path towards a global e-Infra ecosystem that will allow Virtual Research Communities, research groups and even single researchers to access and efficiently use worldwide distributed resources (i.e. computing, storage, data, services, tools, applications).

Sigma Orionis leads the activities addressing Dissemination, Training and Outreach.

Grant Agreement306819
ThemeCoordination actions, conferences and studies supporting policy development, including international cooperation, for e-Infrastructures
Full titleCoordination and Harmonisation of Advanced e-Infrastructures for Research and Education Data Sharing
Start dateDecember 1 2012
Duration30 months
UnitInternational Cooperation

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