The first general assembly of EOSC Aisbl, the international organization that aims at implementing the European vision of open science, saw the election of the Italian Marialuisa Lavitrano as Director with a three-year mandate in the first BoD.
Italy has formalised the proposal to build the Einstein Telescope in Sardinia, the third generation pioneering observatory for gravitational waves that will contribute considerably to improve our knowledge of the universe.
The Open Clouds for Research Environments (OCRE) project announced the publication of its first open funding call focused on consumable commercial cloud and digital services for researchers, available via its frameworks.
GARR is recruiting 4 DevOps & Technical Support Engineer, 1 Junior Network Engineer and 3 Network Operator.
A sad loss in the world of Italian research, professor Nichi D'Amico, president of the National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF), passed away prematurely and suddenly. D'Amico, who was 67, has been president of INAF since 2015 and had been reconfirmed for another four-years mandate in 2019.
The new edition of the annual GARR workshop will take place from 2 to 6 November 2020. In consideration of the many uncertainties regarding the evolution of the Covid-19 situation, this years' edition will be held online.
ICDI, the national initiative for the Open Science Cloud created by the main Italian research institutions and animated by GARR, has published a position paper on EOSC's Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA).
The Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA) has launched a selection for 2 research fellows in the field of big data and AI. Applications close on 18 September.
The Italian national funds necessary to complete the Bologna Technopole have been officially authorised.