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Description and Scope

The past few months saw some of the most important outputs of the project both for the supplier and user community of OCRE. 

In this general update webinar, the project will provide an update on some of the key developments in the project including the conclusion of the OCRE IaaS+ Tender and the signing of more than 400 framework agreements, the presentation of the OCRE Cloud Catalogue of commercial cloud services for the European research community, the validation test suite for suppliers, research projects selected to receive adoption funding support. as well as some of the work in progress for Earth Observation digital services procurement. 


  • Welcome & Introduction - David Heyns (GEANT), OCRE Director
  • Supply-Side Developments
    • OCRE Cloud Catalogue Demo - Zachary Smith (Trust-IT Services)
    • Validation Test Suite - Joao Fernandes (CERN)
  • Demand-Side Updates
    • Adoption Funding Overview and VAT & EO DPS Challenges - Jan Meijer (Uninett)
    • EO wave 1 part 2 opportunity - Antonio Romeo (RHEA)
  • Q&A (Moderated by Trust-IT)


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