ESCAPE aims to develop synergies in the domain of open data management and data systems of the ESFRI projects, exploring standards, prototyping and deploying advanced open data services, towards the development of a consistent European research infrastructure ecosystem. Because projects are not isolated islands.
“Synergy - the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously” – Mark Twain
The idea of a European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) took shape in 2015, as a vision of the European Commission of a large infrastructure to support and develop open science and open innovation in Europe and beyond.
One of the grand challenges of data-intensive science is to facilitate knowledge discovery by assisting humans and machines in their discovery of, access to, integration and analysis of, task-appropriate scientific data and their associated algorithms and workflows.