NeIC Strategy 2016-2020
Approved by NeIC Board, December 2015.
NeIC is a global role model for cross-border distributed and sustainable e-infrastructure services.
Strategy 2020 (How)
Pool and Share
Enhance the productivity of researchers in the Nordic region beyond national efforts through new services, pooling competencies and sharing the resources of national e-infrastructure providers. Strengthen partnerships and prospects for long-term funding through active stakeholder dialogue to promote sustainable services.
Focus Areas (What)
- Map skills, identify and prioritise needs
- Establish NeIC and cross-border training programmes
- Make NeIC more attractive to competent personnel
- Launch pilot projects to establish ambition levels
- Create framework agreement (scope, CPU/storage)
- Establish enabling processes and technologies
Secure Long-Term Funding
- Map funding sources, modalities and application mechanisms
- Agree on total funding and share from each funding source
- Adapt to unaligned funding periods
Strengthen Stakeholder Dialogue
- Map stakeholders and partnerships
- Create engagement plan (frequency, means)
- Implement stakeholder and partnership monitoring (incl. surveys)
Accelerate development and provisioning of cost-effective, best-in-class e-infrastructure services beyond national capabilities.
Values (Guiding our work)
Motivated by providing added value to researchers and engaging actively with our stakeholders. Open, reliable and continuously striving to improve in our work.