On the 28th of November, the award ceremony for the Dutch Data Prize 2018 will take place in The Hague. Under the name “Celebrating Data! What’s next?” an interesting program for researchers and data supporters has been drawn up.

The EOSC Stakeholders Forum “A community-empowered EOSC” will take place in Vienna on 21 and 22 November. This is a two-day event with various discussions, demonstrations and workshops on the development of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). The forum is organized by the Horizon 2020 project EOSCpilot, the quartermasters for EOSC.

From 47 submissions, the professional jury nominated nine research projects for the Dutch Data Prize 2018.

On 18 October, the Open Science Festival 2018 will take place at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. This year the festival’s theme is ‘how to make your research open?’. The event takes place from 13:00 to 18:00.

On 17 and 18 January 2019 people who are knowledgeable in the ancient, Semitic language Syriac and the mature computer language Python will share their work in a two-day bootcamp titled ‘NLP tools for Syriac’, in Amsterdam.

Join the kick-off of the ten public-private partnership projects and the overarching project awarded a ZonMw grant within the Create Health programme, which takes place at the DRIVE festival on the 24th of October.

The best initiative to promote Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) can win a trip to PIDapalooza – the international festival for Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) – in Dublin on 23-24 January 2019.

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) currently hosts over 60 Interest Groups and more than 30 Working Groups consisting of experts who are working on various topics related to (open) research data and innovation.