Main Objective and Long Term Goals

We have listed our main objective and long term goals for you, so you can easily see what RESILIENCE is all about.

Main Objective

The main objective is to bring the RI to the completion of its Preparatory Phase. The work includes legal, governance, financial, technical, strategic, and administrative aspects carried out in six workpackages, reached through following steps:

  1. Start of the procedure to establish ERIC legal structure.
  2. Definition of the financial support and strategy.
  3. Signing of formal agreements with service providers and TNA facilities not included in the consortium, including other RIs.
  4. Scientific vision & mission finalised.
  5. User strategy finalised and system for continuous check on user needs defined.
  6. Access policy detailed, TNA call-cycle ready to implement.
  7. Definition of standards and FAIR data rules including data and repository certificates.
  8. Data Management services ready to enter the Implementation Phase.
  9. Technical Implementation Model for development, integrating, building, testing, deploying and operating software.
  10. Service Catalogue completed.


Long Term Goals

In the long term, RESILIENCE aims at:

  1. increasing and systematising inter- and multidisciplinary activities to create larger scientific aggregations capable of facilitating further exchanges between the various super-specialised and overarching research approaches to religion.
  2. Assembling results and paving the way for more effective research (investing money to produce knowledge) and more innovation (investing knowledge to produce money);
  3. Offering access to a platform supplying data, tools and expertise for the Religious Studies community.
  4. Supplying data, tools and expertise for the Religious Studies community.
  5. Supporting scholars in bringing knowledge about religion back to the academic and public debate, on topics such as religious rights and freedoms, violence, contrasting hermeneutics.
  6. Making expertise and knowledge on Religious Studies accessible to public actors.

Through the RI, the scholarly community will take advantage of broader and more structured involvement in a platform of highly qualified scholars and with community-tailored technology.