luka.cz | 3 October 2022 “Another attempt to create a European Google: the Czech Republic joins OpenWebSearch” Read the full article “Další pokus o vytvoření evropského Googlu: do OpenWebSearch se zapojuje i Česko ” at Luka.cz: https://www.lupa.cz/clanky/dalsi-pokus-o-vytvoreni-evropskeho-googlu-do-openwebsearch-se-zapojuje-i-cesko/
OI Canadian | 21 September 2022 “The OpenWebSearch.EU project is working on a European alternative to Google in the field of online search To foster an open and human-centric search engine market” Read the full article at OI Canadian: https://oicanadian.com/the-openwebsearch-eu-project-is-working-on-a-european-alternative-to-google-in-the-field-of-online-search-to-foster-an-open-and-human-centric-search-engine-market/
OpenWebSearch.EU has kicked-off with a consortium meeting in Berlin. 46 participants got together in a hybrid meeting format to exchange ideas and make plans for the successful execution of the project. The meeting was hosted by DLR-PT in a new building in Berlin-Südkreuz. The opening session was kicked off by greetings from Dieter Kranzmüller (BADW-LRZ), […]
Tiroler Tageszeitung | 28 August 2022 “The European answer to Google and Co. should be more open and at the same time better protect privacy. Austrian researchers are also involved. Google, Microsoft Bing, Baidu, Yandex – the search for information on the internet is dominated by only a few private providers. With the support of […]
Niederösterreichische Nachrichten | 24 August 2022 “Google, Microsoft Bing, Baidu,Yandex – the search for information on the internet is dominated by only a few private providers. With the support of the EU’s Horizon Europe funding programme, a European alternative to the market-dominating providers is to be developed. 14 research and computing centres in Europe are […]
Kronenzeitung | 24 August 2022 “Google, Microsoft Bing, Baidu, Yandex – the search for information on the internet is dominated by a few private providers. Google in particular has a near-monopoly with more than 87 per cent market share on smartphones. With the support of the EU’s Horizon Europe funding programme, a European alternative to […]
Scientias | 20 August 2022 “An alternative to Google, without the annoying ads and while maintaining privacy, it is something we all want but do not think possible. Or is it perhaps possible? European research centers are going to make a joint attempt.” Article with an interview of Arjen de Vries. Read the full article […]
IDW – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft | 28 July 2022 “Shaping the web search of the future: Weimar computer science is part of the large-scale project “OpenWebSearch.EU”. “Für das Projekt »OpenWebSearch.EU« wird die Webis-Gruppe um Prof. Dr. Benno Stein, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Prof. Dr. Martin Potthast, Universität Leipzig, und Prof. Matthias Hagen, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, mit elf weiteren renommierten […]
Interview with Dr. Martin Potthast from University Leipzig on the importance of the research project OpenWebSearch.eu Read the interview (German) at https://www.uni-leipzig.de/newsdetail/artikel/leipziger-informatik-forscht-am-openwebsearcheu-2022-07-29
For the OpenWebSearch.EU project, 14 renowned European research and computer centers have joined forces to develop an open European infrastructure for web search. The project will be contributing to Europe’s digital sovereignty as well as promoting an open human-centered search engine market. The European Commission has now approved the project’s Horizon Europe funding of 8,5 […]
Promoting Europe's Independence
in Web Search
For the OpenWebSearch.EU initiative, 14 European Research Centers have joined forces to develop an open European infrastructure for web search. With the EU project the initiative will be contributing to Europe’s digital sovereignty as well as promoting an open human-centered search engine market.
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The project OpenWebSearch.EU has received funding from the European Union's Horizon research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101070014.