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WP1 (NA1) (Yannick Legre)

Dissemination reports

Milestones & Deliverables

Task NA1.1 Administrative and Financial Management

Task NA1.2 Technical Management

Task NA1.3 Quality and Risk Management

WP2 (NA2) (Sergio Andreozzi)

Dissemination reports

Milestones & Deliverables

Task NA2.1 Communication and Dissemination

Task NA2.2 Strategy, Business Development and Exploitation

Task NA2.3 SME/Industry Engagement and Big Data Value Chain

WP3 (JRA1) (Diego Scardaci)

Dissemination reports

Milestones & Deliverables

Task JRA1.1 Authentication and Authorisation Infrastructure

Task JRA1.2 Service Registry and Marketplace

Task JRA1.3 Accounting

Task JRA1.4 Operations Tools

Task JRA1.5 Resource Allocation – e-GRANT

WP4 (JRA2) (Tiziana Ferrari)

Dissemination reports

Milestones & Deliverables

Task JRA2.1 Federated Open Data

Task JRA2.2 Federated Cloud

Task JRA2.3 e-Infrastructures Integration

Task JRA2.4 Accelerated Computing

WP5 (SA1) (Peter Solagna)

Dissemination reports

Milestones & Deliverables

Task SA1.1 Operations Coordination

  • RC and RP OLA monthly enforcing
  • Preview Repository release
  • Testing the new VAPOR version released last week, fixed some issues and proposed new features
  • Testing the new Operations Portal version released last week

Task SA1.2 Development of Security Operations

Task SA1.3 Integration, Deployment of Grid and Cloud Platforms

WP6 (SA2) (Gergely Sipos)

Dissemination reports

Milestones & Deliverables


Task SA2.1 Training

  • Preparation for Federated Cloud Application Developer training in Krakow

Task SA2.2 Technical User Support

  • Preparation for Design Your E-infrasstructure workshop in Krakow. Use cases selected:
  1. Sille Julie Abildgaard (Copenhagen Business School): Data management platform for Design Thinking Research Symposiums
  2. Tamas Gaizer, Teodor Ivanoaica (ELItrans): Challenges Posed by Processing Scientific Data at Extreme Light Infrastructures
  3. Kostas Stamatopoulos: European Research Initiative in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
  4. Modesto Orozco and Josep Ll. Gelpi: Multi-scale complex Genomics VRE
  5. Dmitrii Pasechnik: Open Digital Research Environment Toolkit for the Advancement of Mathematics (OpenDreamKit VRE)


- Elixir CC presentation in DI4R, Krakow on Sep 29th.
- Marine Metagenomics Use case: Second version of Virtual Cluster to be released soon
- Insyght Use Case: Insyght VM has been converted to OpenStack format

- PhenoMeNal use case: A version of Gophercloud modified to support EGI AAI is now available. This library will allow extending Terraform to be used directly on OpenStack resources federated in EGI as required by the PhenoMeNal project.

Task SA2.4 BBMRI

Task SA2.5 MoBrain

Two GPGPU-enabled web portals have been put into production:

And an article has been submitted about those.

News items about the release of those portals (also advertised via Twitter and Linkedin):

Poster presentation at the ECCB conference in Den Haag NL:

      M. Trellet, J. Schaarschmidt, G.C.P. van Zundert, Z. Kurkcuoglu, A.S.J. Melquiond and A.M.J.J. Bonvin. 
      Integrative modelling goes HPC/HTC. F1000Research 5:2216 (poster) (2016).

A poster presentation is planned at the DI4R2016 meeting in Krakow (with INDIGO-Datacloud)

For the Cryo-EM task in Mobrain, work has been done on the first version of the Virtual Appliance and some real tests were performed on a CESNET FatNode for a benchmarking of Scipion the cloud.


  • The first version of DARIAH Science Gateway has been announced:
  • Services: PSSE, SSE and DBO@Cloud integrated with the DARIAH Science Gateway (testing phase)
  • Signed SLA agreement between two EGI FedCloud site (INFN-Bari and INFN-Catania) and DARIAH-CC
  • Poster presented at the DH2016 conference in Krakow, 11-16 July 2016
  • Organized workshop for lexicographers at the EURALEX congress, 6-10 Sep 2016
  • Short paper published in the EURALEX proceedings
 E. Wandl-Vogt, R. Barbera, G. La Rocca, A. Calanducci, C. Carrubba, G. Inserra, T. Kalman, G. Sipos, Z. Farkas, D. Davidović. 
 "Furthering the Exploration of Language Diversity and Pan-European Culture: The DARIAH-CC Science Gateway for Lexicographers". 
 Proceedings of the XVII EURALEX International congress - Lexicography and Linguistic Diversity, 292-298 (2016)
  • Preparing presentation 'EGI FedCloud in Digital Humanities' for DI4R conference, Krakow, 28-30 Sep 2016
  • Preparing workshop, service presentations and demonstrations for DARIAH Annual meeting in Ghent, 10-12 Oct 2016

Task SA2.7 LifeWatch

Task SA2.8 EISCAT_3D

Task SA2.9 EPOS

In the process of Developing the EPOS-CC use case on top of EGI/EUDAT coupled resources.

This use case is presented at DI4R, "Towards interoperable e-Infrastructures" session.

Task SA2.10 Disaster Mitigation