D2.2: Cross-Border Collaboration Models – The Nordic Experience
This document is a deliverable of the EOSC-Nordic project supported by the European Commission under Horizon 2020. The deliverable is the work of Work Package two, Policies, legal issues and sustainability. This document discusses past experience of organising cross-border research, research infrastructure collaboration and access to research and infrastructure resources in the Nordic and Baltic region. It offers lessons learned with a view to the potential impact on the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). Especially governance, resource sharing, coordination & harmonisation of policies, as well as cross-border funding are discussed. The document assesses the past developments against the anticipated EOSC model and provides recommendations on how to further develop cross-collaboration in relation to EOSC.