Workshop: Design your e-Infrastructure

Carmen room (Radisson Blu hotel Krakow)

Carmen room

Radisson Blu hotel Krakow

Straszewskiego 17, 31-101 Kraków, Poland
Gergely Sipos (

This interactive workshop will look into the design and development of e-infrastructures for emerging scientific communities and their use cases.

The event will bring together scientific communities, projects, Research Infrastructures with the providers of European e-infrastructure services (EGI, EUDAT, GÉANT and OpenAIRE).

The workshop participants will analyse the use cases that the participating scientific communities bring to the event, then - in a collaborative way - will design and define suitable e-infrastructure setups and roadmaps to implement them using and customising solutions from the participating e-infrastructures.  

This will be the second edition of this event, following the workshop organised as part of the EGI Conference 2016 in Amsterdam.

What will we get out of the workshop?

  • Design and implementation plans for community-specific e-infrastructure use cases
  • Answers to participants' questions concerning e-infrastructures 
  • Better understanding of the participating scientific use cases
  • Social network formed between use cases and e-infrastructure service providers
  • Gaps in e-infrastructure offerings, and service candidates to fill these gaps
  • Connections among e-infrastructure communities

About the participating e-infrastructures

  • EGI is one of the largest e-infrastructure of the world (more than 350 federated providers), offering compute, data and storage services to researchers, Research Infrastructures and international research collaborations.
  • EUDAT is a collaborative Pan-European infrastructure that provides research data services, training and consultancy for researchers, research communities & infrastructures, data centres. 
  • GÉANT delivers and promotes advanced networks and related e-infrastructure services
  • OpenAIRE is a network of Open Access repositories, archives and journals that support Open Access policies. 

The workshop is organised for

  • Scientific project, research infrastructures and research communities and groups who would like to setup, access or operate an e-infrastructure. 
  • Technology and service providers from e-infrasturcutre communities. These providers will engage with the use cases through the break-out sessions of the afternoon.

Organiser panel

  • EGI: Gergely Sipos (Coordinator)
  • EUDAT: Giuseppe Fiameni
  • GEANT: Licia Florio, Vincenzo Capone
  • OpenAIRE: Paolo Manghi, Pedro Príncipe

The panel can be reached via the email list.

Venue, travel, accommodation


Previous event

A similar workshop was organised by EGI in April 2016 in Amsterdam. Agenda page with 5 use cases and all the presented materials is available at