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Supporting EOSC
Co-funded by the European Union
Co-funded by UKRI

Italian Computing and Data Infrastructure (ICDI)

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Establishment year
The ICDI Competence Centre (ICDI-CC) was formed as a collaboration agreement between major Italian research organizations, with the aim of coordinating their participation in EOSC projects. ICDI was one of the four founding members of the EOSC Association when it was established as a legal entity. Currently, 24 Italian organizations are part of the EOSC Association, with most being members of ICDI. Chairperson, Mauro Campanella, GARR
Skills4EOSC CC Entry since
Organization/unit structure, e.g.
ICDI is organised as network of experts, initiatives and research infrastructures with various functional competencies to support the Italian national community dedicated to the Open Science, the FAIR principles for research results and for the Italian participation in the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) initiative.
The competences made available within the ICDI-CC are:
  • Policy and strategic guidance
  • Legal and ethical
  • Research data management, FAIR principles, data management plan
  • Open Access
  • Domain and sector specific
Individuals and Institutions/Organizations
Some of the main Italian Universities, research centres and infrastructures are members of ICDI: Area Science Park, CINECA, CNR, Elettra Sincrotrone, ENEA, GARR, INAF, INFN, INGV, OGS, SISSA, Università di Bologna, Università di Milano-Bicocca, Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Università di Trento, Università di Torino, CMCC Foundation, Giovanni XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Scuola Universitaria Superiore di Pavia (IUSS), Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (SNS), Università di Macerata (UNIMC). The Italian Ministry of University and Research (MUR) follows this initiative as an observer.
Services offered
  • Training courses
  • Periodic community engagement events (OpenScienceCafé)
  • Guides, guidelines and good practices
  • Support and advice
  • Catalogue management and editing
Articles, presentations on the Zenodo ICDI page
Operational Tools
Dedicated workplace, Video conference service
Is part of EOSC ecosystem?
ICDI is the Italian Mandated organisation in the EOSC-A