FOT-Net Data releases its second newsletter FOT-Net Data NL_Issue 02_Final.
In her editorial, FOT-Net Data Project Officer, Myriam Coulon-Cantuer of DG CONNECT Smart Cities and Sustainability, reminds readers that making scientific datasets widely available will foster collaboration, making research more effective and accelerating innovation. The Open Research Data Pilot launched by the EU, FOT-Net Data, is examining the possibilities for sharing large-scale datasets, providing a data sharing platform and FOT data and tool catalogues. Ms Coulon-Canteur says “We should discuss together the changes in our work practices brought by upcoming requirements to share data. Problems must be identified, and data ownership, data protection and privacy issues addressed. Trust and willingness to share data must be built”.
This second edition of the FOT-Net Data newsletter presents an interview with SHRP 2 Chief Program Officer Ken Campbell; and gives on update on the FOT-Net Data Sharing framework and Data and tools catalogues. Reporting on the FOT-Net Data stakeholder workshops at the Helsinki and Detroit ITS Congresses, the newsletter zooms in on other, related projects. The newsletter also provides insights into the Data Protection Concept in other projects, and the International collaboration. To conclude, the newsletter reports on upcoming events and provides an update on Associated Partners.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 610453.