On 30 March 2023 the Inaugural Event of the National Open Science Cloud Initiative for the Republic of Moldova (MD-NOSCI) will take place in Chișinău. The event is organised by the Moldova State University in collaboration with the the National Agency for Research and Development and RENAM the Research and Educational Networking Association of Moldova and the support of the Ministry of Education and Research and the Academy of Sciences of Moldova.

The main goal of the event is the establishment of the National Open Science Cloud in the context of the development of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) ecosystem. National Open Science Cloud Initiatives represent the main way forward for most countries in Europe to activate national participation in EOSC – promoting, expanding and using the resources of this ecosystem.

MD-NOSCI is a coalition of national organisations aiming to: optimise and coordinate activities related to the integration of national infrastructures and services into EOSC; facilitate access of the academic and research environment to EOSC resources; promote and implement Open Science policies at national level.

The event will be held at the Moldova State University (60 Alexei Mateevici Street), central building, 2nd floor, Senate Hall, 10:00 – 12:00.

Organisational support for the event is provided by the NI4OS-Europe (National Initiatives for Open Science in Europe) project. NI4OS-Europe project comprises 22 partners from 15 countries, supporting the establishment of the National OSC Initiatives in the participating countries, promoting the FAIR data principles and providing technical and policy support for on-boarding of service providers into EOSC, including generic services (compute, data storage, data management), thematic services, repositories and data sets.

Visit the event agenda page and register.