Barcelona, Spain, 30 October – 3 November 2023. BioHackathon Europe is an annual event that brings together life scientists from around the world. It is organised by ELIXIR Europe, and offers an intense week of hacking, with over 160 participants working on diverse and exciting projects. The goal is to create code that...
Kigali, Rwanda, 23–27 October 2023. The World Climate Research Program (WCRP) Open Science Conference 2023 will bring together diverse research communities, programmes and partners to discuss the latest developments in climate science, with an emphasis on science-based information for decision making. Through hybrid workshops, public exhibits, forums, and other associated events, the conference...
Salzburg, Austria, 23–26 October 2023. The International Science Council’s Committee on Data (CODATA) and World Data System (WDS), and the Research Data Alliance (RDA) are delighted to announce International Data Week 2023: A Festival of Data. IDW 2023 will be hosted by the University of Salzburg through its interdisciplinary Data Science group and...
Online, 17–18 October 2023. SORTEE (Society for Open, Reliable, and Transparent Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) conferences are informative, fun and low-cost. There will be multiple participatory events organised by SORTEE members (you can submit a proposal a few months before the conference - watch out for content submission announcements). SORTEE wants to facilitate...
Hobart, Tasmania, 9–13 October 2023. The TDWG annual conferences provide a showcase for state of the art biodiversity informatics, much of which relies on the standards created by TDWG and other organisations. The conferences also provide a forum for developing, refining, and extending standards in response to new challenges and opportunities. This...
The Hague, The Netherlands, 4–6 October 2023. There will be a face-to-face consortium meeting of the FAIR-IMPACT project from 4–6 October 2023 in The Hague. More details to come, please check the project website for updates.
Montréal, Canada, 2–6 October 2023. Co-hosted by ALL-Ready partners Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and INRAE, this will be a side event within the Adaptation Futures 2023 conference in Montréal, Canada, from October 2 to 6, 2023.  The Forum will feature discussion panels and parallel sessions of scientific papers to establish state-of-the-art practices, share lessons...
Brussels, Belgium, 27 September 2023. ALL-Ready, in collaboration with AE4EU, is organising its final event in Brussels on 27 September 2023. The conference will be hosted by the Committee of the Regions. The one-day conference will show how the two projects paved the way for a European Network of Living Labs and...
We are pleased to announce the 2nd OntoPortal Alliance Workshop in Lecce, Italy from September 27-29, 2023. The 2023 workshop will feature 2 public (open to all interested parties) online events: A virtual public session, September 27th, 16h-18h CEST will address the Ontology Development Lifecycle. This session will show examples that integrate ontology...
Madrid, Spain, 25–27 September 2023. CHARTING THE COURSE: REIMAGINING OPEN SCIENCE FOR NEXT GENERATIONS – The Open Science FAIR 2023 Open Science FAIR 2023 - the emblematic initiative of OpenAIRE - returns to its in-person format from 25–27 September in Madrid, Spain. This year the event will be co-organised with OpenAIRE's Spanish...
Madrid, Spain, 20–22 September 2023. The EOSC Symposium 2023 will take place in Madrid in the context of the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The event is organised by EOSC Future together with the EOSC Tripartite collaboration (the EOSC Association, the EOSC Steering Board and the European Commission). Last year’s event,...
Oldenburg, Germany, 18–22 September 2023. The International Conference for YOUNG Marine Researchers ICYMARE is calling for Sessions! After a successful in-person conference in Bremerhaven we are hoping to continue meeting you all in presence next year! ICYMARE 2023 will be taking place from the 18– 22 September at the Carl-von-Ossietzky University of Oldenburg...

The Bulgarian National Distributed Centre is represented by the  Agricultural University-Plovdiv.

To know more about how Bulgaria contributes to LifeWatch ERIC, please visit our dedicated webpage.


The Spanish National Distributed Centre is supported by the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities, the Regional Government of Andalusia and the Guadalquivir River Basin Authority (Ministry for Ecological Transition-MITECO). Moreover, Spain is the hosting Member State of LifeWatch ERIC, the location of its Statutory Seat & ICT e-Infrastructure Technical Office (LifeWatch ERIC Common Facilities). 

To know more about how Spain contributes to LifeWatch ERIC, please visit our dedicated webpage.


The Slovenian National Distributed Centre is led by the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (ZRC SAZU). It focuses on the development of technological solutions in the field of biodiversity and socio-ecosystem research.

To know more about how Slovenia contributes to LifeWatch ERIC, please visit our dedicated webpage.


The Portuguese National Distributed Centre is managed by PORBIOTA, the Portuguese e-Infrastructure for Information and Research on Biodiversity. Led by BIOPOLIS/CIBIO-InBIO – Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, PORBIOTA connects the principal Portuguese research institutions working in biodiversity.

To know more about how Portugal contributes to LifeWatch ERIC, please visit our dedicated webpage.


The Dutch National Distributed Centre is hosted by the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam. Moreover, The Netherlands hosts one of the LifeWatch ERIC Common Facilities, the Virtual Laboratory and Innovation Centre.

To know more about how The Netherlands contributes to LifeWatch ERIC, please visit our dedicated webpage.


The Italian National Distributed Centre is led and managed by the Italian National Research Council (CNR) and is coordinated by a Joint Research Unit, currently comprising 35 members. Moreover, Italy hosts one of the LifeWatch ERIC Common Facilities, the Service Centre.

To know more about how Italy contributes to LifeWatch ERIC, please visit our dedicated webpage.


The Greek National Distributed Centre is funded by the Greek General Secretariat of Research and Technology and is coordinated by the Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture of the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, in conjunction with 47 associated partner institutions.

To know more about how Greece contributes to LifeWatch ERIC, please visit our dedicated webpage.


The Belgian National Distributed Centre makes varied and complementary in-kind contributions to LifeWatch ERIC. These are implemented in the form of long-lasting projects by various research centres and universities distributed throughout the country and supported by each respective political authority.

To know more about how Belgium contributes to LifeWatch ERIC, please visit our dedicated webpage.