Topic: preforma news

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PREFORMA presented on Archeomatica website

Archeomatica, an Italian multidisciplinary e-magazine about new technologies and Cultural Heritage, presents PREFORMA and the related Call for Tender to its readers in an article entitled “PREFORMA: gli standard del futuro per la conservazione dei dati digitali culturali”. Continue reading


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PCP on digital preservation @ EGI CF 2014, Helsinki

Proposal for a workshop organised by PREFORMA in the frame of the EGI Community Forum in Helsinki. Aim of this event is to present to the whole digital preservation community – open source community, developers, standardization bodies and memory institutions – the new opportunities offered by the project and by the forthcoming call for tender. Continue reading


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Concertation among EC-funded PCP projects

The meeting, organised by the Innovation Unit of the European Commission, represented a good opportunity to raise awareness of PREFORMA, collect information about good practices and find synergies with other running PCP projects. Continue reading


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PREFORMA presented at OFA Event & FOSDEM 2014

Researchers and practitioners from the PREFORMA project participated to the OFA event and at FOSDEM to present the project and to discuss challenges for memory institutions related to implementation of file formats. Continue reading


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ICT-PCP Newsletter – January 2014

PREFORMA project features in the January 2014 edition of the Pre‑Commercial Procurement newsletter, which presents an overview of the first Horizon 2020 funding for innovation procurement available at the moment, and upcoming events and latest news from EU funded PCP and PPI projects. Continue reading


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PREFORMA factsheet released

PREFORMA has just released a first factsheet that can be downloaded from the website and that can used to raise awareness about the project and to disseminate the call for tender in order to attract new possible applicants. Continue reading


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Open Dialogue for the preparation of the PREFORMA tender

PREFORMA aims to ensure the establishment of a process of Open Dialogue between the memory institutions and the technology providers who develop the software. The memory institutions will define the functional requirements of the tender based on the outcome of the Open dialogue. Continue reading


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PREFORMA website and blog launched!

The website contains all information relevant to the project, including objectives, partners, contact persons, activities, outcomes, events, publications, as well as information on the tender and how to join the network. The project has simultaneously released the tagline that will represent the project together with the logo: Future Memory Standards. Continue reading


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PREFORMA takes flight

The University of Padova hosts the kick-off meeting of a new Pre-Commercial Procurement project co-funded by the European Commission, under its FP7-ICT Programme. The main objective of PREFORMA is to give memory institutions full control of the process of the conformity tests of files to be ingested into archives. Continue reading