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The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013 assesses the competitiveness landscape of 144 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity. The Report series remains the most comprehensive assessment of national competitiveness worldwide. Access the data platform to visualize and download the data.


The director of EGI published the April letter about essential project tasks of EGI-InSpire, its mains of milestones and events. In particular, the final version of discussions of the report "Seeking New Horizons: EGI's Role in 2020" is published  and  the important next events.


The TNC2012 will be hosted by the Icelandic National Research and Education Network (RHnet) and the University of Iceland and held in the picturesque city of Reykjavik in Iceland from 21-24 May 2012. RHnet provides network connectivity to all state universities and research institutes. With respect to its research activities and accomplishments, RHnet represents Iceland in the development of the Nordic network, NORDUnet, that takes part in the pan-European network GÉANT and participates actively in the project implementation. This sets the perfect scene for TNC2012.

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NorduGrid 2012  - from 30 May 2012 to 01 June 2012 (Europe/Stockholm). The annual NorduGrid conference takes place in Uppsala, the home for the oldest Nordic University and several Swedish e-Science and computing infrastructure projects. It is a three-day event, featuring both plenary sessions and the technical workshop, focusing on the needs of e-Science infrastructures


Over the last three months, EGI has been reflecting on its strategy as Europe moves towards the ambitious aims outlined in the European Commission's Europe 2020 vision. Following review and feedback from the EGI-InSPIRE Project Management Board, the EGI strategy is now available for your feedback and comment

Steven Newhouse, March 12, 2012


The Workshop  passed  the future of e - infrastructures and e- sciences. Presentations of basic lectures are presented here .The program offered keynote talks by Grid and Cloud computing prominent thinkers as well as presentations of modern distributed computing infrastructures, capabilities and applications from users and community leaders. 


After a 5-month long search in our competition to find a mascot for the European Grid Infrastructure, we are pleased to announce the final results.

The Grand Winner prize, as judged by a panel at, is awarded to ‘EGI@nt’ the ant. The People’s Choice prize, determined by an online poll, is awarded to Pegi the peafowl.

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Asia@home is an event co-organized by Academia Sinica Grid Computing, the Citizen Cyberscience Centre and Desktop Grids for International Scientific Collaboration (DEGISCO).

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will take place at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) in Garching near Munich, Germany between 26-30 March 2012. The event will be hosted by in partnership with the Munich Network Management, a consortium of four German research institutions.


The Tenth HealthGrid Conference will take place at the Academic Medical Center of University of Amsterdam in The Netherlands. It will be organized in conjunction with the Fourth International Workshop on Science Gateways for LifeSciences (IWSG-Life).

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