WWW.THESES.XLIBX.INFO
FREE ELECTRONIC LIBRARY - Theses, dissertations, documentation
 
<< HOME
CONTACTS



Pages:     | 1 |   ...   | 2 | 3 || 5 | 6 |   ...   | 12 |

«COMPETITIVENESS AND INNOVATION FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME (CIP) ICT POLICY SUPPORT PROGRAMME ICT PSP WORK PROGRAMME 2012 CIP ICT PSP work programme 2012 ...»

-- [ Page 4 ] --

This objective also supports experiments with Open Access to scientific information, including experiments exploring new paradigms for rendering, querying, mining, linking and evaluating scientific content. Open Access is the online, free availability of research outputs without restrictions on use commonly imposed by publisher copyright agreements;

this includes peer-reviewed journal articles, conference papers and datasets of various kinds.

The objective is supported by four distinct target outcomes, each with specific funding instrument.

a) Geographic Information Funding instrument: Pilot Type A - it is intended to support one or two pilot actions Focus and outcomes The aim is to foster the wider use of spatial data by public and private sector organisations and citizens in line with the Directive on the re-use of Public Sector Information, and to enable the creation of value-added services.

The activities will contribute to making available harmonised information related to one or more of the specific themes enumerated in annexes I-III of the INSPIRE Directive and to fostering the development by the private sector of innovative value-added services based on this interoperable information on a cross-border or pan-European level. At the end of the action, the datasets will be made available for access, use and reuse for a variety of uses.

Conditions and characteristics

Proposers should demonstrate that the content constitutes the critical mass necessary to – make a significant impact in terms of increasing access and use on a large number of users in the largest possible number of Member States or associated countries. The pilot should cover the datasets of a significant part of the territory of at least 6 Member States or associated countries.

The consortium must demonstrate to have the rights to provide access to the spatial data – through the infrastructure to be developed and cater for its reuse.

The harmonization activities should result in datasets that are easily accessible and – reusable by third parties through the use of open standards. These datasets should be available at a cost in line with the Public Sector Information directive.

The multilingual aspects of accessing, exploiting, using, and re-using the underlying – content should be an integral part of the proposed implementation activities, where relevant.

CIP ICT PSP work programme 2012

The consortium must include content providers and users. The consortium should also – demonstrate its capacity to achieve a broad consensus beyond the pilot beneficiaries on methods and standards involving all relevant stakeholders.

The infrastructure should be scalable to pan-European coverage. It should explore the – possibilities of extending to all spatial data themes covered by the INSPIRE Directive.

Exploitation plan, dissemination and communication activities need to constitute an integral part of the proposed work, addressing not only experts, but also public authorities and relevant stakeholders.

Proposals should include specific and realistic quantitative indicators to monitor – progress at different stages in the project's lifetime.

Expected impact

Low cost availability of harmonized, public geographic information datasets as well as economic growth through innovative value-added services by the private sector allowing users to identify, access, use and reuse spatial data covering a significant part of Europe from local to European level.

b) Open access to scientific information Funding instrument: Pilot B – It is intended to support one or two pilot actions Focus and outcomes The aim is to support experiments with open access to scientific information and explore new paradigms for accessing and using this information.

Scientific information refers to the results of scientists’ or scholars’ research work (in particular scientific articles and associated datasets, monographs) in the EU Member States or associated countries.

Innovation experiments should focus on new publishing methods addressing areas such as:

developing data journals and linking data to scientific articles; finding new ways to peer review articles and the associated data; opening up new possibilities for data mining of journal articles and of research data; developing new research evaluation systems taking into account the way in which results are made available to other researchers (eg.

complementing the ISI/Impact Factor method).

Proposals may cover legal and practical barriers related to the above initiatives and ways to overcome the barriers.

Conditions and characteristics

Proposals have to align with relevant policies, strategies and activities at European and national level. At European level proposals should take into account previous activities carried out under different FP7 Work Programmes, such as the FP 7Open Access pilot.

The consortium must ensure the necessary availability of the content to be contributed – to the pilot. In particular, the input content should not depend on proprietary third-party rights or any other constraints, which would limit its use.

CIP ICT PSP work programme 2012 Proposers should demonstrate that the underlying content constitutes the critical mass – necessary to make a significant impact in terms of increasing access and use in the concerned area or that the experiments exploring new paradigms can have a considerable impact on the future development of the scientific information area.





The users, i.e. researchers, and their needs, also beyond the consortium participants, – must be clearly identified. Proposers must present an analysis of demand based as much as possible on quantified evidence. The users and their needs should also be at the centre of the proposed approach.

Exploitation plan, dissemination and communication activities need to constitute an integral part of the proposed work, addressing not only experts, but also public authorities and relevant stakeholders.

Proposals should include specific and realistic quantitative indicators to monitor – progress at different stages in the project's lifetime.

Expected impact Opening wider access to more scientific information.

– Contributing to new ways to review scientific information.

c) Legal aspects of Public Sector Information and standards for open data Funding instrument: Thematic Networks - it is intended to support two Thematic Networks, one on legal aspect and one on standards Focus and outcomes Two Thematic Networks will be funded covering the following topics of PSI in a broad sense (following the OECD approach covering the sectors subject to the Public Sector

Information Directive as well as the educational, scientific and cultural sectors)22:

Thematic Network N.1 (TN1): Legal aspects of PSI:

The aim is to identify and discuss legal barriers to access to and reuse of PSI in the digital environment and suggest ways to overcome them. In 2012 one Thematic Network of legal experts will be supported to analyse the legal challenges and opportunities as well as related areas (including topics such as orphan works, out of print works and access to and use of public domain material held by public sector organisations).

Thematic Network N.2 (TN2): Standards for open data:

The aim is to bring together a broad range of stakeholders in the re-use of public sector information, including policy-makers, public sector content-holders, commercial re-users, standards bodies, academics and civil society to agree on standards to enable interoperability and integration of public sector information across Europe and beyond.

Conditions and characteristics 22 See the OECD declaration of the Council for Enhanced Access and More Effective Use of Public Sector Information of 18 June 2008, http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/0/27/40826024.pdf

–  –  –

The network should involve legal experts (TN1).

– A broad range of stakeholders interested in standards in the re-use of public sector – information and open data, including policy-makers, public sector content-holders, commercial re-users, standards bodies, academics and civil society (TN2) from a majority of Member States and associated countries.

Experts should have thorough knowledge of the situation concerning PSI in their – country and at European level.

The coordinator should have solid experience in the field of legal aspects of PSI (TN1) – or standards (TN2) as well as the capability of organising coordination activities (meetings, workshops etc) at the European level.

Expected impact Identification of legal barriers to access to and reuse of PSI and suggestions for ways to – overcome them (TN1).

Agreement on standards to enable interoperability and integration of public sector – information across Europe and beyond (TN2).

d) Organising competitions for using open data Funding instrument: Thematic Network (based on actual costs) - it is intended to support one Thematic Network for 0.6 M€ EU contribution Focus and outcomes The aim is to create a network to organise competitions for using open data and stimulate

the winners to start business ventures. The competitions would cover the following areas:

government data, publicly funded scientific data and publicly funded cultural content (and/or the related metadata). The competitions will contribute to the open data policy of the Commission and its efforts to stimulate the re-use of public sector information.

Conditions and characteristics

The coordinator should have solid experience in the field of open data as well as the – capability of organising coordination activities (meetings, workshops, competitions etc) at the European level.

The network should be able to ensure a follow-up for the winners in terms of – facilitating the start of business ventures based on the prize-winning applications. In particular, this would include introducing winners to the investor community.

It is expected that the network will be operational for two years.

– Expected impact Foster the creation of economic activities based on government data by showcasing the – potential of re-use of government data in innovative applications.

–  –  –

Objective 2.3 - eLearning (5 M€) The aim is to contribute to DAE policies on "Enhancing digital literacy, skills and inclusion" with a view to modernising education by mainstreaming eLearning in national education systems.

eLearning for mathematics, sciences and technology Funding instrument: Pilot B – It is intended to support one or two pilot actions for 5 M€ EU contribution Focus and outcomes Large-scale pilots to introduce and evaluate innovative use of existing e-learning tools for scientific disciplines (including science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, etc) and technology in primary and secondary schools. This is with a view to support mainstreaming e-learning in education as an agent for modernization and innovation.

The pilots will:

Demonstrate the value of using e-learning resources for teaching and learning science, – mathematics and technology (including assessment of benefits including new knowledge and competencies acquisition).

Develop and validate large scale experimentation scenarios where teachers and pupils – use technologies – on a range of devices - both inside and outside the classroom. These scenarios should, inter alia, address teachers-learner interactions and/or peer learner interaction with a view to engage and motivate low achievers in mathematics, sciences and technology. They should also include appropriate and relevant actions to support the acquisition of necessary ICT skills required for an efficient use of eLearning resources by teachers and learners.

Take into fullest account the usability of the tools by children with special needs.

– Apply latest technology - including tablets, active surfaces and mobile phones - and – software applications (simulation, visualisation, educational games) in innovative teaching practices.

Include models for peer practices reviewing and sharing of resources.

– Foster multi-stakeholder partnerships to leverage commitment by involving relevant – stakeholders, including intermediaries, regional and local actors associations, networks, national, regional and local actors as well as relevant existing education and training industry-based initiatives.

Experiment with innovation practices which combine formal, non-formal and informal – learning, and encourage user-oriented creative and design thinking.

Exploitation plan, dissemination and communication activities need to constitute an integral part of the proposed work, addressing not only experts, but also public authorities and relevant stakeholders who could play a role for the future deployment or replication of the envisaged solution/service, as well as the public at large.

–  –  –

Proposals should include specific and realistic quantitative indicators to monitor – progress at different stages in the project's lifetime.

Conditions and characteristics Proposal should present their activities in a comprehensive roadmap with well defined aims

and outcomes and include:

Evaluation metrics and benchmarking activities on the use of e-learning, as well as on – the impact of the intervention on achievement levels in mathematics, sciences and technology.

Strategic activities with a view to analyze enabling and inhibiting adoption factors.

– Awareness raising plans on the pilot and its results targeting the range of stakeholders – necessary to stimulate wider adoption.

A pilot should cover at least 5 countries with the support and commitment of national education and training authorities as well as highly innovative ICT and e-learning companies and include a statistically significant number of schools, teachers and students in each of them.

The consortium should include, link or network professionals, national and European associations and/or networks that can serve as intermediaries of change, supporting the commitment and linking practitioners.

Expected impact



Pages:     | 1 |   ...   | 2 | 3 || 5 | 6 |   ...   | 12 |


Similar works:

«NOT IN THE FINE PRINT: RECOMMENDED CHANGES TO LIFE INSURANCE POLICY DISCLOSURES REGARDING RETAINED ASSET ACCOUNTS MICHAEL A. BARRESE* I. INTRODUCTION Tom is the primary breadwinner of his family. In order to protect his wife and children financially in the event that he passes away, he goes online and researches life insurance policies. After becoming familiar with the different forms of life insurance, Tom purchases a $250,000 life insurance policy from a large insurance company. When he...»

«ANNEX 2: Policy Development Process Manual 1. PDP Manual Introduction These guidelines and processes supplement the requirements for PDPs described in Annex A of the ICANN Bylaws http://www.icann.org/en/general/bylaws.htm#AnnexA.2. Requesting an Issue Report As outlined in Annex A of the ICANN Bylaws, a request for an Issue Report may be initiated upon Board, Council or Advisory Committee request. Requests for an Issue Report by the Board or by an Advisory Committee do not require any GNSO...»

«10 STEPS FOR INTEGRATING GENDER INTO THE POLICY-MAKING PROCESS Gender mainstreaming, by definition, involves integrating a gender perspective and gender analysis into all stages of designing, implementing and evaluating projects, policies and programmes.The 10 Steps for Gender Mainstreaming include: 1. A Mainstreaming Approach to Stakeholders: Who are the Decision-Makers? 2. Mainstreaming a Gender Agenda: What is the Issue? 3. Moving Towards Gender Equality: What is the Goal? 4. Mapping the...»

«Foreign Policy Making Process of Indian National Political Parties, Debates on Nuclear-Deal Elif Bali Kurtarir1 Abstract India has emerged as a major political actor that had became more apparent and visible in global level. Particularly India has taken more active part in regional and global issues due to the fact that it has re-defined its foreign policy orientation and the country’s international priorities. Its foreign policy has diversified in many directions. It must be necessary to...»

«POLICY MAKING AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: SOME THOUGHTS ON PROCESSES AND RESEARCH ISSUES TIMOTHY O'RIORDAN* Policy making has been defined as the process of transformation which turns political inputs into political outputs.' It is the mechanism through which society's collective demands are monitored by the political system for conversion into action. As envisioned here, the role of policy making is not so much the resolution of particular decisions as it is the creation of a decision...»

«PART II KEY POLICY ISSUES IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SME DEVELOPMENT Part II of this report is structured in six thematic chapters. Each chapter starts with a summary of main findings from the local case study areas by the OECD. In the following chapter, both theoretical and practical aspects of policy action are discussed in light of new policy approaches and options. References are made to good practice initiatives in East Germany and other regions in OECD member countries. A chapter concludes...»

«AWF Manual BOARD GOVERNANCE POLICY & PROCEDURES MANUAL Endorsed: 15 April 2007 INDEX TO POLICIES GOVERNANCE PROCESS POLICIES G.1 The Role of the Board G.2 Code of Ethics and Proper Practice G.3 The Board’s Policy Making Role G.4 Governance Style G.5 Board Meetings G.6 Agenda Planning G.7 Role of the President G.8 Media Policy G.9 Induction of New Board Members G.10 Board Committees G.11. Board Effectiveness Review G.12 Investing in Governance Effectiveness BOARD/CEO LINKAGE POLICIES L.1...»

«AW2-11, 8/11 Prescribed by Secretary of State Sections 146.054, Texas Election Code, Section 11.056, Education Code Section 49.101 Water Code All information is required to be provided unless indicated as optional. DECLARATION OF WRITE-IN CANDIDACY FOR _ (City, School, or Other Political Subdivision) TO: Filing Officer I declare that I am a write-in candidate for the office indicated below.OFFICE SOUGHT INDICATE FULL OR UNEXPIRED TERM Include any place number or other distinguishing number, if...»

«ANALYSIS OF POLICY MANAGEMENT MODELSAND SPECIFICATION LANGUAGES Issam Aib, Nazim Agoulmine, Mauro Sergio Fonseca, Guy Pujolle LIP6 Computing Laboratory, University of Paris 6, France (name.sumame@lip6jr) Abstract: In this work, we will focus on the work undertaken in the specification of policies, the different notations developed, and how policies are deployed within a managed system. We will motivate, analyze, and classify all major existing policy notations through several criteria and try...»

«Technical Report 2010 049 Soil biodiversity: functions, threats and tools for policy makers February 2010 Europe Direct is a service to help you find answers to your questions about the European Union New freephone number: A great deal of additional information on the European Union is available on the Internet. It can be accessed through the Europa server (http://ec.europa.eu). ISBN : 978-92-79-20668-9 doi : 10.2779/14571 © European Communities, 2010 Reproduction is authorised provided the...»

«THE CONTAINMENT OF HERITAGE: SETTING LIMITS TO THE GROWTH OF HERITAGE IN IRELAND Studies in Public Policy The series Studies in Public Policy is published by the Policy Institute at Trinity College. It aims to bridge the gap between the academic and professional policy communities and make a real difference to public policy debate in Ireland. Each Study takes a practical policy problem and analyses it in a way that is academically rigorous yet accessible for all that. Current Titles 1 Michael...»

«Michael Böcher and Annette Elisabeth Töller Inherent Dynamics and Chance as Drivers in Environmental Policy? An Approach to Explaining Environmental Policy Decisions Paper to be presented at the International Conference on Public Policy Milan 2015 Panel T01P08 Theories and conceptions of the political process beyond “Policy Cycle” and “Multiple Streams” Content 1. Introduction 2. Environmental policy processes between policy cycle and garbage can. 5 2.1 Politics as a problem-solving...»





 
<<  HOME   |    CONTACTS
2016 www.theses.xlibx.info - Theses, dissertations, documentation

Materials of this site are available for review, all rights belong to their respective owners.
If you do not agree with the fact that your material is placed on this site, please, email us, we will within 1-2 business days delete him.