NA2 – Outreach and collaborations

Type of activity: COORD
Work package number: WP2

Start month 1
End month 36

Lead beneficiary: INFN

Work Package Leader: Emidio Giorgio

Detailed activity pages


  • Make the EMI achievements known through managed outreach and dissemination activities
  • Enlarge the base of expert developers and engineers knowledgeable in the EMI technologies through comprehensive training programs and materials
  • Establish managed collaboration programs with other projects, initiatives and commercial enterprises to make the EMI technologies part of their ongoing development efforts
  • Ensure the active exploitation of project results the creation of a sustainable model through the definition of exploitation results, targets and partners

NA2 Materials


Description of work and role of partners

NA2.1 – Workpackage coordination (Task leader: INFN, all partners participate to meetings and reviews) This activity consists in the coordination of the WP tasks, participation to project meetings and events, production of deliverables and participation to the overall project QA process.

NA2.2 – Dissemination and Public Relations (Task leader: INFN. Participants: JUELICH, NIIFI, TCD, UIO, UWAR, ASGC) The objective of this task is to reach out to the users of the EMI products with particular attention to EGI, PRACE and other DCIs, individual NGIs and VRCs. The success of this task will be measured by the number of events organized and the number of people reached by the dissemination activities and establishing some form of collaboration with EMI as a consequence

NA2.3 – Technical Knowledge Management (Task leader: TCD. Participants: INFN, all EMI members contribute to delivering training depending on their expertise) This task is dedicated to the coordination of training activities within and outside the project, targeting both end-users and trainers through the organization or participation of training events. The main success criteria for this activity are the number of training events organized or attended, the average number of trained users and the impact of the EMI training programs on other projects’ or initiatives’ training programs.

NA2.4 – Collaborations (Task leader: INFN. Participations: all) This task consists in the establishment and coordination of the managed collaboration program ‘Works with EMI’ and the reporting on dedicated collaboration activities especially in the field of standardization. The success criteria for this task are the active participation of external projects, initiatives, companies, etc to the managed program and the number and roles of project members actively involved in collaboration tasks in other bodies like OGF and their impact on the overall advancement of the state of the art of grid technologies

NA2.5 – Sustainability and User Community Relations (Task leader: NIIFI. Participants: INFN, TCD) The task focuses on the definition and monitoring of the project exploitation plans and the creation of sustainability through a series of activities aimed at making the EMI products used by an increasingly broad user community. The success criteria for this task are the continuing and growing usage of the middleware components, the inclusion of components in distributions like Fedora and Ubuntu and the actual establishment by the end of the project of commercial activities in collaboration with or independently from the EMI partners

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