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iMENTORS goes live and is one step closer to becoming the most comprehensive crowdsourcing map on ICT infrastructures in Sub-Saharan Africa! Register and create your profile on the platform. Do not forget to send us your feedback on the beta version of the platform!

Co-funded by the European Commission’s DG CONNECT under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), iMENTORS is designed to enhance the coherence and effectiveness of international actors involved in e- infrastructures development projects and initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa. iMENTORS launched in April 2012 by Stockholm University and Gov2u is a web-based platform serving as a knowledge repository for sharing and aggregating data on e-infrastructure projects throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

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The organisers of the 10th e-Infrastructure Concertation Meeting invited project leaders of current and former projects, funded through FP7 (2006 – 2013) to submit abstracts highlighting their project’s biggest success story, and the winners have been announced.

The 10th e-Infrastructure Concertation Meeting is organised by the Commission Services with the support of the e-ScienceTalk project.  The main aim of the meeting is to bring projects together in order to discuss issues related to the completion of the 7th Framework Programme and the start of an e-infrastructures activity during Horizon 2020 (2014-2020).The FP7 Success Story Competition highlighted the best success stories from the FP7 Capacities funding programme in e-Infrastructures in three categories: Excellent Science, Competitive Industries and Better Society.

In each category, the winners are:

Better society

1st Prize: OpenAIRE - Supporting Open Science in Europe

2nd Prize: iMarine - Cool tools and high level experts for fisheries management and knowledge 

Competitive industries

1st Prize: PRACE: How e-research infrastructures can catalyse European industrial competitiveness 

2nd Prize: SIENA: Standards Success Story for European e-infrastructure Evolution

Excellent science

1st Prize: GÉANT: Driving technology across the digital divide

2nd Prize: WeNMR - Toward full automation of the determination of protein structures by NMR

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