OPF WEBINAR: Pre Commercial Procurement for the long-term Preservation of Digital Cultural Heritage
OPF WEBINAR: Pre Commercial Procurement for the long-term Preservation of Digital Cultural Heritage

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Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) is a competition-like method designed to steer the development of innovative solutions towards concrete public sector needs. These solutions are pfo_logodeveloped by external suppliers that are awarded a contract through a phased open procurement process. In the last years, the PCP instrument is becoming more and more popular within the public sector and the European Union increased support for groups of public procurers working together on joint PCPs under Horizon 2020. Continue reading

Rafael Carrasco selected as Seconded National Expert in the ERC
Rafael Carrasco selected as Seconded National Expert in the ERC

LOGO-ERCThe Impact Centre of Competence is pleased to announce that its former Scientific Director, Rafael Carrasco, is now serving the European Research Council Executive Agency as Seconded National Expert in Research Policies. In this commitment, he will contribute to the development of new procedures within the data analysis group to support the strategical decisions by ERC Council. Continue reading

Open Source Preservation Workshop – Serving the Cultural Heritage: Register now!
Open Source Preservation Workshop – Serving the Cultural Heritage: Register now!

pfo_logoRegistration is now open to attend the Open Source Preservation Workshop. Organised by the PREFORMA project (http://www.preforma-project.eu/), it is the first in a series of international events planned by this international consortium of technology and content providers, working together on one of the main challenges memory institutions are facing nowadays: the long-term preservation of digital data. Continue reading