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Crowd computing collects the computing capacity of a large number of small computers into one large infrastructure. Volunteer computing is one example where hundreds of thousands of computers are connected into one Crowd computer to help to solve science. Local Crowd computers at universities or other organisations, collect computing power for local use.

On a European scale the activiteis are co-ordianted by:

  • The International Desktop Grid Federation

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The Swedish Research Council's guide to research infrastructure 2018.pdf

The Swedish Research Council’s guide to research infrastructure is a plan for how Swedish researchers within academia, public sector and industry are to access the most sophisticated research...

National Research Infrastructure Roadmap 2018

National Research Infrastructure Roadmap 2018 for Hungary. For Hungary, the Extreme Light Infrastructure Attosecond Light Pulse Source (ELI-ALPS) facility has particular importance: it is a major...

Impact Assessment of the 9th EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.pdf

This impact assessment accompanies the Commission proposal for Horizon Europe, the 2021-2027 EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, which will succeed the current Programme, Horizon...

National plan for Open Science

With this National Plan, France is adopting an ambitious Open Science policy that aligns with international commitments it has made for the Open Government Partnership (OGP), an initiative that...

Financing the future of supercomputing - How to increase investments in high performance computing in Europe.pdf

It provides an overview of how HPC in Europe is financed today and gives recommendations on, for instance, the adaption of financial instruments. The report gives recommendations for four groups...

Open Innovation, Open Science, Open to the World - a vision for Europe

This publication brings together some of the key conceptual insights behind Open Innovation, Open Science and Open to the World and highlights actions that are already taking place or are being...

Topwetenschap vereist topinfrastructuur.pdf

Adviesrapport nationale digitale infrastructuur voor wetenschappelijk onderzoek

IKT-strategi for forskning

IKT-strategi for norsk universitets- og høgskolesektor

From great science to thrilling technology.pdf

Europe's Future and Emerging Technologies programme. FET results overview.