Launch of TRIPLE, the European discovery solution dedicated to SSH resources
TRIPLE (Transforming Research through Innovative Practices for Linked interdisciplinary Exploration) was launched on 7 October 2019. The project is financed under the Horizon 2020 framework with approx. 5.6 million Euros for a duration of 42 months. A kick-off meeting will take place from 4–6 December in Paris.
We warmly welcome our 18 consortium partners from 12 European countries:
- CESSDA ERIC – NO (UL-ADP (SL), UTA-FSD (FIN), UKDS (UK))
- CLARIN ERIC – NL
- CNR – IT
- CNRS (Huma-Num and OpenEdition) – FR
- Coimbra University – PT
- DARIAH ERIC – FR
- EGI – NL
- EKT – GR
- IBL PAN – PL
- Know-Center – AT
- Lexical Computing – CZ
- Max Weber Stiftung – DE
- MEOH – BE
- Net7 – IT
- Nuromedia – DE
- OAPEN – NL
- Open Knowledge Maps – AT
- The University Court of the University of Abertay Dundee – UK
TRIPLE will be a dedicated service of OPERAS, the European Research Infrastructure for the development of open scholarly communication in the social sciences and humanities (SSH). The consortium will work in close cooperation with other European infrastructures, in particular CESSDA, CLARIN, DARIAH and EGI.
The project will first produce a report on user needs. In the following months, TRIPLE will continue working on co-design and user research and on its innovation, exploitation and sustainability strategy. After and in parallel to the acquisition and categorization of data, integration and the building of the TRIPLE platform will take place. The project’s final goal is to integrate the discovery solution into the EOSC marketplace.
TRIPLE will help SSH research in Europe to gain visibility, to be more efficient and effective, to improve its reuse within the SSH and beyond, and to dramatically increase its societal impact.
SSH research is divided across a wide array of disciplines and languages. While this specialization makes it possible to investigate the extensive variety of SSH topics, it also leads to a fragmentation that prevents SSH research from reaching its full potential. Use and reuse of SSH research is low, interdisciplinary collaboration possibilities are often missed, and as a result, the societal impact is limited.
TRIPLE addresses these issues: it enables researchers to discover and reuse SSH data, but also other researchers and projects across disciplinary and language boundaries. It provides all necessary means to build interdisciplinary projects and to develop large-scale scientific missions. It will thus increase the economic and societal impacts of SSH resources.
TRIPLE develops a full multilingual and multicultural solution for the appropriation of SSH resources. The TRIPLE platform will provide a 360° discovery experience thanks to linked exploration provided by the Isidore search engine developed by CNRS and a coherent solution providing innovative tools to support research (visualisation, annotation, trust building system, crowdfunding, social network and recommender system). TRIPLE imagines new ways to conduct, connect and discover research; it will promote cultural diversity inside Europe; it will support scientific, industrial and societal applications of SSH science; it will connect researchers and projects with other stakeholders: citizens, policy makers, companies, enabling them to take part in research projects or to answer to some of their issues.
The TRIPLE project is funded by the European Commission, under Grant Agreement No. 863420. Project coordinator is Suzanne Dumouchel (Huma-Num), Co-coordinator of OPERAS. For more information please visit operas-eu.org/projects/triple or contact Suzanne Dumouchel (suzanne.dumouchel[at]huma-num.fr).