One of the key areas of work of EOSC-Pillar is the Human Factor of the European Open Science Cloud: dissemination, outreach and community building. The goal is to build a community of user researchers as well as service providers on the national, regional and European level. It will also synchronise and collaborate with the EOSC actors as well as the governance entities.

The main target audiences include: 

The work tackles the human factor of the EOSC through the design and implementation of an overall communication and outreach plan for EOSC-Pillar

The WP designs and implements an overall communication and outreach plan for the project.

The WP2 is in charge of the definition and implementation of a communication strategy for the whole project. The main activities include the organisation and the participation to events, a considerable web presence, a persistent social media communication, the writing of articles and press releases.

All these activities ensure the coverage of all stakeholders and adequate reach and visibility across Europe. To facilitate Member States reading, some news pieces are delivered in national languages as well as some webinars have been held in national languages. The WP2 is in charge for the production of communication materials, such as brochures, flyers, rolls-up and other dissemination materials that can also be used for distribution at selected events to be used at the EU and national level by the project as well as by the governance bodies.