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The Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC) is the national hub for the development and application of domain overarching software and methods for the scientific community. NLeSC is a joint initiative of the Dutch national research council (NWO) and the Dutch organisation for ICT in education and research (SURF).

European Cloud Initiative to give Europe a global lead in the data-driven economy

April 19th, 2016

Europe is the largest producer of scientific data in the world, but insufficient and fragmented infrastructure means this `big data` is not being exploited to its full potential. The European Commission today presented its blueprint for cloud-based services and world-class data infrastructure to ensure science, business and public services reap the benefits of the big data revolution.

Expertise & Software
Detecting Anomalous Behavior in Stadium Crowds
The Kumbh Mela Experiment

NWA routeworkshop levert input voor de Big Data agenda voor Nederland

April 7th, 2016

Ruim 150 deelnemers uit de wetenschap, overheid en industrie gingen daarom op 5 april in het Trippenhuis van de KNAW aan de slag om de Big Data vragen uit de Nationale Wetenschapsagenda uit te werken, te verdiepen en aan te vullen.

“In onze samenwerking streven we steeds naar breed inzetbare resultaten, want dan heeft het echt impact ”

Sylvia Kuijpers (SURFnet), Walter Lioen (SURFsara) en Frank Seinstra (Netherlands eScience Center)

What Works When for Whom?

Blog: Software update: Software upgrade

March 31st, 2016

Our colleague Patrick Aerts wrote a blog (in Dutch) for The National Coalition for Digital Preservation (NCDD). Patrick shines his light on current efforts in the Netherlands in the field of software sustainability.

Massive Biological Data Clustering, Reporting and Visualization Tools
Research & collaboration
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