A first technical workshop on the EC/OpenAIRE Open Access Pilot project was held on 9 April 2015 at the National Library of The Netherlands in The Hague. Participants included the institutions across Europe that will work with LIBER, the project leader, during the Pilot kick-off stage.
European researchers to benefit from fund to cover the costs of post grant FP7 Open Access publications. Launching in Spring 2015 a pilot will provide funding to cover the costs of post-grant OA publishing....
In October 2010, the High Level Group on Scientific Data presented the "Riding the Wave,” report to the European Commission outlining a series of policy recommendations on how Europe could gain from the rising tide of scientific data. Over 4 years later, a team of European experts have generated a new report "The Data Harvest: How sharing research data can yield knowledge, jobs and growth" with an update on the landscape described in the previous report aiming to sound a warning on how Europe must act now to secure its standing in future data markets. In this report, we outline the benefits and challenges, and offer recommendations to European policy makers. The seeds have been sown. Now is the time to plan the harvest.
Ubiquity Press, publisher of titles such as Open Health Data and Stability, have now integrated their editorial management platform with the OpenAIRE platform. Of particular interest is that the metadata from the journals is enriched by links to research data DOIs.
OpenAIRE compliance at Fraunhofer paves the way for Horizon 2020. Fraunhofer is the largest European research organization of applied sciences in Europe. In FP7 alone they participated in over 1000 projects. Now careful planning ensures they will be compliant for the OA demands of the next funding round.