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OCRE Awards Cloud Adoption Funding to 15 Exciting Research Projects

Fifteen innovative research projects will benefit from commercial cloud solutions through EU cloud project Open Clouds for Research Environments (OCRE), demonstrating the adoption and effectiveness of commercial cloud services in research.  Approximately €6 million will be distributed to the successful applicants, each receiving between €100,000 and €500,000. This is the second and final call run by the OCRE project for the adoption of the cloud services available through the OCRE IaaS+ framework agreements. It proves a new funding mechanism with commercial cloud providers teaming up directly with researchers to apply. All applications were screened, evaluated,  scored and ranked by the OCRE cloud adoption funding team and overseen by the...

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New OCRE Funding and Procurement Call

The EC-funded OCRE project is awarding  approximately €500,000 per project to fund cloud infrastructure, platform and software services that drive agility and accelerate outcomes for qualifying research projects. This includes both Cloud and Earth Observation services. We encourage you to engage with researchers in your institutions to take advantage of this funding and share this information with their colleagues, students and networks. As coordinators for the OCRE Frameworks in each country, NRENs can play a vital role in supporting research projects with this funding call. Please use national channels to raise awareness of this opportunity among research communities, and work to facilitate the necessary partnerships (e.g. project...

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