• 19 November 2018

    3D digitisation pilots – Call for proposals

    The ICEDIG project seeks for novel ways to speed up digitisation. Pinned insects are a particular challenge, as they are essentially 3-dimensional objects, considering the fact that also their associated labels need to be digitised. The project has scoped six experiments that could possibly lead to innovations in speeding up insect digitization. These are described in the below document MS11. The project now seeks subcontractors to build prototypes of these and other potential approaches.

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  • 5 November 2018

    Biodiversity_next: Call for symposia, workshops & events

    The 2019 open digital science week on biological and geological diversity, biodiversity_next, is calling for symposia, workshops & events. 

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  • 17 October 2018

    Results of ICEDIG project tasks are openly available on ResearchGate and Zenodo

    ICEDIG promotes innovation and consolidation in digitisation of Natural History Collections by making its project results openly available for all interested readers. We are fully committed to open access sharing of science results

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  • Dimitris Koureas presenting DiSSCo RI at ESFRI launch ceremony

    11 September 2018

    DiSSCo presented at ESFRI launch ceremony in Vienna

    On Tuesday 11 September ESFRI officially introduced DiSSCo on the 2018 European roadmap as a priority Research Infrastructure during the Launch Ceremony at the Aula der Wissenschaften in Vienna. This is a huge milestone for European natural science Collections as the ESFRI Roadmap identifies new Research Infrastructures (RI) of pan-European interest corresponding to the long term needs of the European research communities.

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  • 1 September 2018

    ICEDIG second Round Table meeting: From Analogue to Digital

    The second of seven Roundtable meetings hosted within the ICEDIG project was held on Saturday, 22 September 2018 and was part of the Joint Annual Meeting of the Society for Preservation of Natural History Collections and the Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) organization. This Round Table meeting entitled “Analogue 2 digital: faster better cheaper” gathered attendees from museums, herbaria, universities and other organizations concerned with biodiversity research, data management and monitoring.

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