The University’s mission is to provide the research-based studies at international level, to develop and to transfer knowledge and innovative technologies for sustainable development of the State and development of innovations, to create an open creative environment which inspires talents and leaders. Open Science is high on the agenda of the University.
Contribution to Open Science
Kaunas University of Technology is one of the largest technical universities in the Baltic region. The university staff has been involved in different Open Access- and Open Science-related activities for more than a decade. The initiatives of Open Science are implemented as a result of joint effort of the library, the departments of research, studies, and doctoral school.
Goals and objectives
We aim to develop a system of services for open research.
Different initiatives have been implemented at Kaunas University of Technology for researchers, research support staff and policy makers: stand-alone and series of training and awareness-raising events, individual consultations and promotion of Open Access and Open Science ideas to help institutions develop their Open Access policies and make their repositories compliant with larger research infrastructures.