Archiving and preservation for research environments

ARCHIVER Prototype Phase Kick-off Event

Following the closure of the ARCHIVER Tender, on the 8th of June 2020 five bids had been selected as a result of the ARCHIVER Pre-Commercial Procurement Request for Tenders for the provision of R&D for hybrid end-to-end archival and preservation services meeting the innovation challenges of the European Research communities, in the context of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). During the following months, these five consortia have been working to provide a written detailed report including the architecture and technical design of the components of their solutions. 

Three of them will be selected to move to the second phase, the Prototype implementation phase, to build prototypes of their solutions including all components, and basic functionality, interoperability, and security tests will be performed by IT specialists from the buyers’ group.

On Monday 7 December 2020, the selected consortia for the ARCHIVER prototype phase have been announced during a Public Award Ceremony starting at 14.00 CET.

Due to the current health situation, the event will take place exclusively online.

The Kick-off marks the beginning of the Prototype implementation Phase and it was open to all interested stakeholders.

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Moderator: Marion Devouassoux (CERN)

14:00 -14:10: Welcome from Tony Wildish (EMBL-EBI) 
14:10 - 14:20: Project overview / update - Joao Fernandes (CERN)
14:20 - 15:00: Expected outcomes of the Prototype Phase - Buyers Group representatives (CERN, DESY, EMBL-EBI, PIC)
15:00 - 15.10: Early Adopters Programme - Anna Manou (CERN) 

15:10 -  15:20: Break

Award ceremony (following reverse alphabetical order): 
15:20 - 14:35Video and Presentation from T-Systems International, GWDG and Onedata
15:35 - 15:50: Video and Presentation from LIBNOVA, CSIC, University of Barcelona, Giaretta Associates, AWS and Voxility
15:50 - 16:05: Video and Presentation from Arkivum and Google Cloud
16:05 - 16:30: Closing remarks & Mentimeter - Marion Devouassoux (CERN)

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