Tag: file formats

Networking session at the EGI CF 2014

The networking session organised by PREFORMA in the frame of the EGI Community Forum in Helsinki presented to the interested audience the new opportunities offered by the PCP launched by PREFORMA. Download here the presentations that were delivered during the session. 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

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

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

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

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 Kick-Off Meeting

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 to address the challenge of implementing good quality standardised file formats for preserving data content in the long term. 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

PREFORMA invited to the EC Concertation Meeting on PCP

PREFORMA has been invited to a concertation meeting for ongoing PCP projects organised by the Innovation Unit of the European Commission. Three project representatives will attend the meeting to collect information about good practices and to bring up problems or questions. Continue reading

PREFORMA Call for Tender, Information Day

On April 4th 2014 PREFORMA project will organise an Information Day to present the call for tender that will be launched as part of the Pre-Commercial Procurement. Participation is open to everybody who is interested to participate to the call and to become a PREFORMA supplier but will be subject to registration. Continue reading

Succeed Final Conference

PREFORMA project will participate with a poster to the conference “Succeed in digitisation. Spreading excellence”, organised by the Succeed project on November 28th, 2014 at Bibliothèque nationale de France. Continue reading