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Cloud-computing roadmap, action on biodiversity, Baltic sustainability projects…

This week in Europe in brief: Commissioner plans cloud-computing roadmap; Marine board urges action on biodiversity; Commission helps Baltic sustainability projects; Policy advisory council appointed in Spain; Länder plead for cash for stretched universities; Bulgarian Academy joins Science Europe.

Commissioner plans cloud-computing roadmap

A group of 18 information and communication technologies specialists has outlined plans to assist the EU commissioner Neelie Kroes to roll out cloud computing across Europe in the next two years. The European Cloud Partnership intends to initiate three pilot projects for cloud computing to be used in applications such as health, education and electronic ID programmes. The group also recommends the introduction of voluntary certification for cloud providers, to increase trust in the technology.

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