EMIs' vision and mission are part of a more general context of European and international collaborations. The interaction of relevant initiatives and the cross-fertilization of ideas are essential to achieve the proposed objectives
EMI has a specific role in the context of the Distributed Computing Infrastructures (DCIs), as provider of the core middleware services that power the system. As such, it is essential that the EMI middleware continue to serve this ecosystem and evolve in harmony with it.
The EMI collaboration plan is designed to facilitate this co-evolution by establishing and maintaining effective communication channels and providing specific collaboration tools.