CERN, after consultation with
its sponsors, has
formalized the status of
to the CERN openlab for DataGrid Applications.
implies a lower financial commitment and correspondingly less
benefit in terms of influence and exposure. It aims at
fulfilling, for a limited amount of time, a specific technical
As a result, there are now two categories of openlab
Partners -the initial status with full commitment
and benefits- and the newly created
status requires a contribution to CERN, in cash or in kind, of
at least two hundred and fifty thousand Swiss Francs (250.000
CHF) over a period of one year
For more on Contributor status, see the
Guiding Principles of the CERN openlab.