[open-science] Mention of scientific data in European Commission communication on open data
jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Tue Dec 13 03:02:37 GMT 2011
And another mention a bit later:
"Open data for science * Communication and Recommendation to the
Member States on scientific information, early 2012; * Expansion of
the open access pilot for scientific publications to the whole of
Horizon 2020 + pilot with open access to research data."
I like the way they've adopted the "open data for science" language,
which is much more specific that "access to scientific information".
The Horizon 2020 pilot sounds interesting...
On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 3:00 AM, Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray at okfn.org> wrote:
> As you may have seen, today EC Vice President Neelie Kroes made a big
> announcement about open data in Europe .
> The official communication  also includes mention of scientific information:
> "5.2. Soft law for open research information. Because of the
> specificities of research data, the Commission will set out in detail
> and in separate documents its strategy for scientific and research
> data and associated infrastructures. It intends to adopt in 2012 a
> Communication and Recommendation on the accessibility and
> preservation of scientific information. It will work with Member
> States to step up their activities to provide open access to
> scientific information on the basis of a concrete set of measures. In
> parallel, the Commission will detail how it will deal with the results
> of research funded by the European Union."
> Potentially very exciting!
>  http://blog.okfn.org/2011/12/12/european-commission-launches-open-data-strategy-for-europe/
>  http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/policy/psi/docs/pdfs/opendata2012/open_data_communication/opendata_EN.pdf
> Jonathan Gray
> Community Coordinator
> The Open Knowledge Foundation
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