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Next steps for Open Access and Open Data research policy

November 22nd, 2016

Bringing together senior policymakers and stakeholders, this conference will examine progress with the process of opening up access to research outputs, and the further push to apply the same principles to research data.

Delegates will discuss remaining challenges identified in the latest report from the Government’s UK Open Access Co-ordination Group - including how to apply Open Access to monographs, the management of repositories and their future role, and the level of Article Processing Charges, as well as the future of the academic publishing market more widely.

Smart City Expo World Congress 2016

November 17th, 2016

Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) is the international summit of discussion about the link between urban reality and technological revolution. Since its first edition in 2011, it has succeeded to become a referential global event to support the development of our cities. This professional, institutional and social meeting point is a leading platform of ideas, networking, experiences and international business deals that gathers together the highest level of stakeholders, in the context of urban development.

Innovation Roundtable Summit 2016

November 08th, 2016

The Innovation Roundtable® Summit 2016 will be attended by 600 innovation executives from 250 multinational firms – the world’s largest gathering exclusively for corporate innovators.

The Summit has a highly interactive format, combining insightful presentations with a variety of discussion sessions, enabling you to exchange experiences with your peers about topics of special interest, and with ample time dedicated to informal networking.

2nd S2S workshop

November 07th, 2016

The second Science2Society meeting will take place from 7th to 8th of November 2016 at the premises of Fraunhofer LBF in Darmstadt, Germany. We will keep you informed about our achievements!

2nd General Assembly and S2S Workshop

November 07th, 2016

The 2nd S2S General Assembly took place on 7th and 8th of November in Darmstard (Germany) hosted by Fraunhofer LBF. During the meeting the Science2Society workshop was also held. Representatives of the Consortium members discussed the progress made in the last five months. Additionally, paralell sessions were organized to work on the pilots.

European Open Science Cloud

October 11th, 2016

On 11 October 2016 the European Commission published the first report of the Commission High Level Expert Group on the European Open Science Cloud (HLEG EOSC).

The Recommendations provide a solid starting point for further reflection and engagement of scientific user communities, research funders and Member States in the making of this global initiative.

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