The ICT project PlanetData has vacancies in the consortium for partners having comprehensive research and technological expertise in the area of "Consuming Linked Data".

Specific topics in the thematic area

We solicit proposals for research projects with a focus on demonstration of developed technologies in a concrete application context making use of publically available Linked Data sets. Relevant topics include but are not limited to Web-scale data management, searching and querying, reasoning, Linked Sensor Data, quality assessment and data curation, analytics and mining, front-ends and visualisation, as well as business and incentives models for data-driven services and applications. Submissions should demonstrate the applicability of their research results with an application that consumes data from the open Web, ideally of societal value, including, but not limited to the following domains: public sector information and statistical data, bibliographic and media sector information, life sciences, Earth science and environmental data, geospatial data, as well as transportation and urban management.

Facts and figures

Call open: The call will be open for submissions from 1st January 2011.

Deadline for submission of proposals: 16th February 2011; 17h00 Brussels time.

Expected duration of participation in project: 4 to 12 months, starting earliest in June 2011.

Proposal format: proposals can include one or more organizations eligible for EU funding, and should have an indicative funding between €15,000 and €100,000.

Call identifier: PD-1-2011.

Language in which proposal should be submitted: English.

Email address for proposal submission: planetdata_call1 AT sti2 DOT at

Email address for further information: alice DOT carpentier AT sti2 DOT at

Full call text Call_announcement full_final.pdf

Guide for applicants Guide_for_applicants_v4.pdf