Web site: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/news/egi-inspire-building-digital-european-research-area-ground
Dates: June 1, 2015
- July 1, 2015
EGI-INSPIRE: Building the digital European Research Area from the ground up
The European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) offers scientists and researchers borderless access to distributed computing infrastructures.
Scientific research today is no longer conducted within national boundaries – the huge amount of scientific data from computing simulations and instruments in international facilities means that scientists are becoming increasingly dependent on cross-border distributed computing and storage resources for the large-scale analysis of data.
The EGI-INSPIRE project aimed to establish a sustainable European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) by bringing together National Grid Initiatives (NGIs) and other organisations across the EU. It was a collaborative effort involving more than 50 institutions.
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