Ruđer Bošković Institute (RBI), founded in 1950, is the largest and most renowned scientific institution in Croatia regarding the fields of natural and technical sciences. Today, the Institute has over 550 scientists and researchers in more than 80 laboratories spread over 11 divisions and 3 centres. The Centre for Informatics and Computing of RBI was involved in many FP6 and FP7 projects oriented to distributed computing, high-speed computing, high throughput computing, data mining, virtual laboratory, scientific visualization and providing eScience platform and services. Overall, the majority of the work undertaken focuses on contemporary multidisciplinary and multiinstitutional scientific research and collaboration based on modern technologies and informatics, which have resulted in the development of eScience technologies on the basis of Information Communication Science Technology - ICST.
Specifically, and explicitly pertinent to the aims of this project, is the Center’s involvement in the project dissemination to large user communities. Having already participated in many eInfrastructure and eScience projects, especially on Galaxy/CloudMan projects, members of RBI are well versed regarding the general trajectory for this project, potential problems, and viable resolution of those. Working in over 45 FP projects RBI has large experience in project dissemination activities. Every year we organizing Research Infrastructure Dissemination Event (RIDE) and apply modern multimedia and hypermedia technologies for dissemination of information and knowledge.
Participate in numerous ESFRI and ERIC pan European project initiatives and implementations.The RBI have a widespread collaborative network with relevant associations.