Based on the first RISIS project from 2014-2018, RISIS goes on given the high interest on RISIS datasets and their integration. RISIS2 has started in 2019 and provides ongoing access to the existing RISIS datasets:

RISIS2 Project Website

The SMS platform and the data store remain accessible:

SMS Platform

This project is funded by the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme Grant Agreement n°313082
European Union


UPDATES March 2017: OrgReg

The Register of Public-Sector Organizations (OrgReg) is a new facility being developed within RISIS in order to provide an unambiguous identification of research organizations and higher education institutions belonging to the public sector. OrgReg is also a central element for the harmonization of databases dealing with organizations within RISIS, as it allows providing unambiguous identifiers for each entity and, therefore, linking different datasets for what concerns the identification of organizations.   It covers following types…

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The ETER-EUMIDA facility is a set of databases providing a register of European Higher Education Institutions and containing basic statistical information on them, including descriptors, geographical information, students and graduates, personnel, finances, and research activities. These databases, created by merging data from national statistical authorities, are the only available comprehensive information on European higher education, and thus are of fundamental value for analytical purposes. Coverage is very extensive as both databases include not only doctorate-awarding…

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RISIS Linked Data Course : Summary Report

This is a pictorial summary of our 2-day training course  on 'Linked data for science and innovation studies' which took place at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam on 23-24 March 2017. The course, organized as a mixture of lectures, hands-on and discussion sessions aimed to help researchers understand basic Linked (Open) Data principles and technologies as well as how it can be used in science and innovation studies. 1st day The course started by introducing the participants in terms of their field…

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SIPER – Science and Innovation Policy Evaluations Repository - is a central source of knowledge on research and innovation policy evaluations, run by a team at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research. Its aim is twofold:   - to provide on-line access to a unique collection of policy evaluation reports, located at a single location; - to allow policy and evaluation learning by providing a detailed characterisation of evaluations in a way that is searchable…

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UPDATES March 2017: FGMF

Fast Growing Medium Sized Firms (FGMFs) is dataset with the aim of developing a brand-new data infrastructure as a robust monitoring device covering the economic and technological development of FGMFs as one of the main pillars of the industrial and technological system. The geographical coverage of the database includes 28 European countries plus Israel. More specifically the main criteria for inclusion of firms in the dataset were: Firms established in 28 European countries and Israel.…

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