Monday, July 22, 2013

Scientific data: open access to research results will boost Europe's innovation capacity

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On July 17th the Council of the European Union published its press release on the Agreement on Horizon 2020.
The agreement paves the way for the formal adoption of the "Horizon 2020" legislative package by the European Parliament and the Council through a vote in the coming months. Horizon 2020 will replace the EU's 7th Research Framework Programme (FP7), which runs until the end of 2013. Compared with FP7, the new programme is expected to further eliminate fragmentation in the fields of scientific research and innovation.
Read the full text of the press release here:

HORIZON 2020 will include a section about Open access and open data to results:
Read the details about data and open access here:

Posted by K. Jane

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