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04 May 2022

EOSC in numbers – April 2022

This monthly update includes the latest EOSC portal statistics related to the onboarding of new resources, service providers and user searches. You will also find key indicators related to the geographical and thematic scope of EOSC resources, their access type, life-cycle status, technology readiness, and more.

Continue reading for information on the status and progress of the EOSC portal in April 2022!

EOSC in April – An overview

This month, EOSC has continued to grow. Below are the April 2022 onboarding figures:

  • 232 EOSC providers
  • 318 EOSC resources

Users discovered resources from providers with headquarters in France (27), United Kingdom (24), Italy (24), Germany (23), Spain (22), the Netherlands (19), Switzerland (15), Greece (8), Portugal (6), Poland (5), among other countries.

Current providers predominantly represent the following domains: Natural Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Medical & Health Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Agricultural Sciences.

Of the EOSC resources onboarded this month, most fall into the following categories:

  • physical and e-infrastructures (compute)
  • data processing & analysis
  • data management
  • data sharing
  • software/platforms
  • training and educational support

A majority of these resources cover:

  • General (generic)
  • Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Biological Sciences

A closer look – Additional performance indicators

As of April, providers have made a number of their resources available:

  • 217 resources: Worldwide
  • 80 resources: EU-wide

During this period, the maximum number of resources per provider ranged between 13-25.

All of the 318 onboarded resources have reached technology readiness levels of TRL-7, TRL-8 or TRL-9. This means a prototype demonstration has been performed in an operational environment, the system is complete and qualified, and the actual system has been proven in an operational environment.

These resources fall into different stages of the resource life cycle:

  • 219 – production
  • 38 – operation
  • 26 – beta

Most resources available on EOSC are virtual (137) or remote (81). All available resources are classified according to the following access options: ‘free’, ‘free (conditionally)’, ‘paid’, ‘peer reviewed’, ‘other’.