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RISIS Summer School on Data Science for studying Science, Technology and Innovation

The Business School of University of Strathclyde in collaboration with RISIS (Research Infrastructure for Science and Innovation Policy Studies) project is delighted to announce the Summer School on Data Science for Studying Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). The event will take place in Glasgow, UK on 24-28 June 2019.   The Summer School on Data Science will bring together leading experts in data science and the next generation of STI scholars. The aim is to…

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OrgReg: the ID of Public Research

How many and which European Research Organizations are involved in Research and Innovation? How are distributed and interlinked each other? OrgReg, the first Register of Public-Sector Organizations, is a set towards answering to this question, which is increasingly important given the role attributed to research organizations by new managerial paradigms in science and higher education policies.   “OrgReg is a facility developed within RISIS to provide a reference list of research organizations and higher education…

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Risis Core Facility, the RISIS heart

Even datasets have a heart. In particular, RISIS heart is called RISIS Core Facitity.   The objective of Risis Core Facility (RCF) is to provide a ground-breaking infrastructure for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) studies. In order to get a functional core, the infrastructure must provide a unique entry point online, with which RISIS user can access a monitored and secured workspace.   This workspace will be designed to provide services to user interested in…

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Focus on RISIS: the structure

Which is the structure of RISIS?   RISIS contains 13 datasets that will integrate with four new datasets dealing with important lasting research and policy issues: Three datasets concern world largest firms (CIB), European venture capital (VICO) and fast growing mid-sized firms (Cheetah); Two datasets deal with European trans-border programmes (EUPRO e JoREP), and European public research actors, with ORGREG, which serves as repository, and ETER database on universities, PROs and university hospitals; Output datasets…

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RISIS & Friends: The Research Infrastructures

According to European Commission, Research Infrastructures (RIs) are facilities that provide resources and services for research communities to conduct research and foster innovation.    “They can be used beyond research, for education or public services and they may be single-sited, distributed, or virtual”, they said. “They include major scientific equipment or sets of instruments, collections, archives or scientific data, computing systems and communication networks, and any other research and innovation infrastructure of a unique nature…

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