WP Activities/Tools Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Status at Month 12 Status at Month 24 Target at Month 24
1
Science Gateway related training and education materials
Number of new University courses on Science Gateways 0

(training & educational materials have been created in the first year)

 1

(3-4 more are currently in preparation)

2
Number of lectures delivered at Universities within the Communities of Practice on Science Gateways 0

(training & educational materials have been created in the first year)

 17

(this number includes 6 presentations given at various universities and 11 presentations given during the hackfests held at the University of Catania and at the Lagos State University)

10
2
Web-based User Forum Number of subscribers 135 226 200
Final event (Face-to-face User forum) Number of participants at the User Forum Event planned in the second year 60 60
Science Gateways
Number of Science Gateways deployed in Africa for the Communities of Practice supported by the project 0 7 3
Number of international student-led projects on Science Gateway development led by the TTA 0

(training & educational materials have been created in the first year)

21

(8 MSc students, 10 PHDs students, 3 Postdocs)

10
3
Identity Federations
Number of official Identity Federations established 0 3 3
Number of Identity Providers of each Federation >=1  >3 3
Number of Service Providers of each Federation >=3 >3 3
Policy Management Authorities Establishment of AfricaGridPMA 0

0

(the official agreement established with Comodo was deemed enough by the supported communities)

1
Registration Agencies Number of services to issue permanent unique identifiers (either DOIs or PIDs) 1 5 1
Open Access Document/Data Repositories
Number of new Open Access Document/Data Repositories created 7 5

(2 repositories created in the first year were not any more developed)

11 Communities of Practice preferred to use the Sci-GaIA OAR for their research products instead of creating a new one

30
Number of Open Access Document/Data Repositories compliant with the OpenAIRE Guidelines and included in the OpenDOAR and OpenAIRE lists of official providers 18 (in Africa only)  >30 100
Africa Grid Science Gateway Number of new demonstrative applications integrated 4  9

(several applications originally planned to be integrated in the Africa Grid Science Gateway have been included in the new Science Gateways developed)

10
4

(dissemination)

Sci-GaIA Schools
Number of schools 1 5 2
Number of participants per school 27 registered
(17 active – this number includes only the participants to the Winter School)
 31

 

20
Number of face-to-face schools in Europe planned in the second year 2 1
Number of web-based schools 1 1 1
Sci-GaIA Workshops
Number of workshops 3 9 6
Number of participants per workshop 62 69 50
Final event (Final Conference)
Number of participants at the Final Conference planned in the second year 60 100
Number of guests of honor (EC,AUC, Ministers, etc.) planned in the second year 0 3
Publications Number of publications 3 20

(this number includes the 11 papers accepted to be presented at the Sci-GaIA User Forum – proceedings are in press)

10
Project deliverables
Deliverables published in time 6 15 16
Quality of submitted deliverables (approved by the EC) All good not yet known 16
Number of released public deliverables 6  16 16
External events
Minimum number of contributions to external events 15 21 25
Number of events in Europe 8 9 10
Number of events in Africa 7  12 15
4
(communication)
Promotional material
Timely production of dissemination material All material produced on time  All material produced on time All material produced on time
Number of events where the factsheet is used 5  14

(this number includes all events organised in the second year)

16+6
Number of events where the poster is used 4  14

(this number includes all events organised in the second year)

16
Number of brochures 1 2 2
Number of events where the brochure is used 5  14

(this number includes all events organised in the second year)

16
Number of copies distributed (brochures) 300

(factsheets – brochure with results has been created at the end of first year)

 800 hardcopies 1300 hardcopies + eBrochures
Number of events where a roll-up banner is used 4  14

(this number includes all events organised in the second year)

4
Number of press releases 10 16 4
Number of videos to be produced 5 170 10
Number of video views 455  4138 750
Project website
Number of visitors from M12 5831

(up to Month 12)

13132 10000
Average duration of visits 2:33 2:50 2:00
Number of posts published (including news) 107 (68+39) 207 (159+48) 200
Number of documents available in the website repository 118

(stored in the Sci-GaIA Open Access Repository with DOIs)

409 200
Size of the project database 14848  50588 > 5000
Social media and professional networking strategy
Size of the LinkedIn Group 80  80 > 150
Number of Twitter followers 188 288 300
Number of Tweets / reTweets 568 802 1000
Project e-Newsletter
Number of e-Newsletters published 4  6 8
Size of the dissemination list 6662  6800 > 5000