NSK among members of SRCE Croatian Open Science Cloud Initiative (HR-OOZ)
On 3 September 2021, the Director General of the National and University Library in Zagreb (NSK) Dr Ivanka Stričević and the representatives of other members of the Croatian Open Science Cloud Initiative (HR-OOZ) signed the agreement enabling the Initiative’s implementation. Launched by the University of Zagreb Computing Centre with the support of the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education and the Croatian Science Foundation, the HR-OOZ initiative is aimed at the development of the infrastructure and organisational and technological environment conducive to growth of open science in Croatia and the setting up of the Croatian Open Science Cloud, which will enable the efficient collecting, processing, storing, sharing and reuse of research data and the resulting improvement of research conditions in Croatia.
Other signatories included the representatives of the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education, Croatian Science Foundation, Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Ruđer Bošković Institute, University North, University of Dubrovnik, University of Rijeka, University of Slavonski Brod, University of Split, University of Zadar, University of Zagreb, University of Zagreb Computing Centre, Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Zagreb Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Zagreb School of Medicine.
The Croatian Open Science Cloud will enable the inclusion of Croatian research in the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), which has transformed European science by offering European researchers a virtual environment with open and seamless services for storage, management, analysis and reuse of research data, across borders and scientific disciplines.
The signatories of the Croatian Open Science Cloud Initiative (HR-OOZ). Croatian Ministry of Science and Education, 2 September 2021. Source: University of Zagreb Computing Centre.