VI-SEEM offers a broad set of generic as well as application-specific services in the region of South-eastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean, with special focus on the scientific communities of Life Sciences, Climatology and Digital Cultural Heritage. Such services are in the areas of Compute resource provisioning, Storage and Data services provisioning, Dataset provisioning, Software and Scientific Workflow provisioning as well as Application Specific service provisioning. These services create a unique Virtual Research Environment (VRE), thus improving research productivity and competitiveness on the pan-European level. VI-SEEM supports open calls to scientific communities in the region in the form of resource pooling between the resource providers.
Calls for SMEs
VI-SEEM is opening a specific continuous Call for Proposals for preparatory/development projects accessing the VI-SEEM services and associated infrastructure specifically for partnerships involving SMEs and academic/research institutions. The call is addressed to consortia of scientists and researchers and SMEs that work in academic/research institutions and SMEs located in the region of South Eastern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean. More specifically countries are (in alphabetical order): Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Egypt, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia.
The project proposals should address non-proprietary/open research topics in the specific fields of Life Sciences, Climate research, and Digital Cultural Heritage.
Via this call VI-SEEM opens possibilities for regional SMEs and scientists from the selected scientific fields to have access, via joint projects, to the advanced resources and services that it offers. The list of services and resources offered by the VI-SEEM VRE can be found at: https://services.vi-seem.eu and in the VI-SEEM VRE at: https://vre.vi-seem.eu. VI-SEEM Cloud and Grid services are not provided through this call.
Access to underlying computational and storage resources will be awarded for a maximum period of 3 months. Access to the VI-SEEM data repository service might be granted for up to 12 months (see the relevant section).
How to apply for Resources
All the details of the call and the application form are available at: