CESSDA will become an ERIC – 14th of June 2017

CESSDA becomes officially recognized as a European Research Infrastructure on 14th of June – By invitation only.

CESSDA is a large-scale, integrated data infrastructure providing services for the Social Sciences. It has evolved from a network of European data Service Providers into a legal entity in June 2013. The objective of CESSDA is to provide a comprehensive, distributed and integrated social science data research infrastructure which will facilitate and support research, teaching and learning of the highest quality throughout the social sciences in the European Research Area and increase the impact of the activities of its members.

In the first period CESSDA was set up as a Norwegian limited company (CESSDA AS) to be the legal vehicle for the consortium, but for the past 2 years it has been going through the procedure of becoming an ERIC.

The Official Launch of CESSDA ERIC will be on 14th of June, 2017 in Bergen, Norway. Only participants invited are welcome to join.

The Norwegian State Secretary Bjørn Haugstad, the European Commission’s DG Research and Innovation Director-General Robert-Jan Smits, and other esteemed guests will join the event. us in the beginning of a new chapter in CESSDA’s history.