"Towards a Competitive and Sustainable OA Market in Europe"
March saw the release of a new report on creating a sustainable market for Open Access in Europe commissioned by OpenAIRE. The report includes in-depth analysis of OpenAIRE’s FP7 Post-grant pilot and offers a sobering view of the achievability of making immediate Open Access the default by 2020.
Report and media from February's OpenAIRE workshop in Oslo, Norway
On April 14th, the 15th anniversary of the Budapest Declaration, OpenAIRE held an international workshop in Oslo, on the connection between OA, its impact and research assessment, as this is a crucial aspect of the discussion on how to achieve OA. Learn more on the discussions on how to establish consistent and meaningful methods for measurement for both researchers and research funders.
Austria continues the transition to Open Access and Open Science
Austria has multiple new initiatives to tackle the move towards Open Science, including innovative projects on the transition to Open Access, data archives, eInfrastructure, and Open Education. Find out what's next in store for a nation that wants to be at the forefront of open scholarship.
Slovakia has been a part of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) since 2011. On March 1st, 2017 the 3rd Slovak OGP Action Plan for 2017-2019 was approved. Two of the tasks in the Action Plan are to establish one repository for Slovak research, and one repository for open educational resources (OER).
Seminar brings major Open Science stakeholders in Sweden together
The Swedish OpenAIRE event gathered national funders, national experts and national contact points to coordinate efforts on Open Science. The day made clear that Open Science is already a reality today, which will become increasingly more apparent in the coming years. Read the full report and access recordings.