Gwen Franck

Open Access Programme Coordinator at EIFL - Electronic Information for Libraries / Open Access Project Officer at LIBER - Association of European Research Libraries

Hungarian National Workshop on Open Science Debrecen, Hungary

Hungarian National Workshop on Open Science Debrecen, Hungary

*posted on behalf of the OpenAIRE NOAD in Hungary, Judit Fazekas-Paragh* On 7th November the Hungarian National Workshop on Open Science was organized by the University and National Library University of Debrecen. Around 60 attendees were interested in the topics. The workshop was an important occasion of Open Science in Hungary. Policymaker representatives of different […]

Discussion on the draft of EOSC Strategic Implementation Plan 2017-2020 at the Ministry of Education and Science

Discussion on the draft of EOSC Strategic Implementation Plan 2017-2020 at the Ministry of Education and Science

As a follow up of OpenCon Lithuania 2017 on 23 October and in relation to the presentation by the Commission on EOSC given at the 6th ERAC Standing Working Group on Open Science & Innovation on 25 October, Ausra Gribauskiene, representing the Ministry of Education and Science and the National Point of Reference for OA, […]

OpenCon 2017 Lithuania “Towards Open Research Data and Open Science”

OpenCon 2017 Lithuania “Towards Open Research Data and Open Science”

*posted on behalf of the OpenAIRE NOAD Lithuania* On 23 October the conference OpenCon 2017 Lithuania “Towards Open Research Data and Open Science” was held in cooperation with OpenAIRE2020 at Kaunas University of Technology. The aim of the event was to revise the national developments in terms of policy and practice seeking a synergy effect of […]

Apply now! Second call for proposals for alternative funding mechanism for non-author fee based open access publishing

UPDATE: deadline extended to Monday November 13, 12.00 (noon) CET   The OpenAIRE EC FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot is pleased to announce a new call for bids, this time to support open access publishing initiatives (see definition below) that intend to experiment with sustainable funding models alternative to author facing  article/book processing charges (APC/BPC, […]

Registration now Open for the OpenAIRE Open Access Week 2017 webinars

Registration now Open for the OpenAIRE Open Access Week 2017 webinars

Registration now Open for the OpenAIRE Open Access Week 2017 webinars To celebrate Open Access Week (23-27th October 2017), OpenAIRE is organising a series of webinars on a variety of topics, including discipline-specific tools and workflows, the legal aspects of Open Science, and an interactive session on Research Data Management. All webinars will be recorded. […]

FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot: results of the first two years

The FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot has recently made an analysis of the results of the first ‘period’ of the Pilot – from May 2015 until April 30th 2017 –  in other words, this is the overview of all activity for the Pilot within the 2-year timeframe it was originally intended for. The dataset it is […]

Alternative Funding Mechanisms for APC-free Open Access Journals: results of the first call

In 2016, within the FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot, a sub-project focused on Alternative Funding Mechanisms for APC-free Open Access Journals was launched. Approximately one year later, we would like to share the main results of this workline with the public – as we believe these findings can be of interest for other initiatives and […]

FP7 Post Grant Open Access Pilot: approved journals (August 2017)

Are you thinking about submitting an article to our FP7 Post Grant Open Access Pilot funding scheme, but not sure if you’re eligible for support? We got you covered! First things first: the funds are only available for publications that have been made within the scope of a finished FP7 project. Still with us? Ok, […]

On the road towards a sustainable open access publishing market: workshop report

On the road towards a sustainable open access publishing market: workshop report

On 20th April 2017, the ‘closing’ workshop of the FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot, organised by LIBER, took place at the Royal Library in The Hague, Netherlands. (as has recently been announced, the Pilot has been extended with another 10 months – so ‘closing workshop’ might not be that accurate of a description) 60 stakeholders […]

OpenAIRE FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot: extension

OpenAIRE FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot: extension

Good news! The FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot, run by OpenAIRE, will be extended for another 10 months, until end of February 2018. The rules and eligibility criteria will not change and you can still make your submissions via https://postgrantoapilot.openaire.eu After careful consideration, the European Commission has asked OpenAIRE to extend the FP7 Post-Grant Open Access […]

Report: “Towards a Competitive and Sustainable OA Market in Europe”

Report: “Towards a Competitive and Sustainable OA Market in Europe”

In October 2016,  Research Consulting, within the scope of the OpenAIRE Work Package dealing with the FP7 Post Grant Open Access Pilot (WP5) – lead by LIBER – was commissioned by OpenAIRE on behalf of the European Commission to undertake an economic analysis study of the Open Access publishing market: “Towards a Competitive and Sustainable OA Market […]

9th progress report for the FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot

9th progress report for the FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot

With only 2 months left in the FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot – which will end on April 30th, 2017 – another progress update is due. FP7PostGrant_OA_Pilot_9th_progress report. By now, we have passed the 800 request mark (You’ll notice that the statistics section on our website mentions 687 publications – these are the fully approved and […]

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