Arts and humanities


26 Jan , 2016  

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Future Emerging Art and Technology (FEAT) aims to bring together artists and Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) projects using best practice methods to create high-impact collaborative outcomes including the production of new artworks, major exhibitions, media campaigns, and socially engaged events including festivals, debates and participatory workshops. Six leading international artists will be hosted within FET projects […]


Open Data Handbook

17 Jan , 2016  


This handbook discusses the legal, social and technical aspects of open data. It can be used by anyone but is especially designed for those seeking to open up data. It discusses the why, what and how of open data – why to go open, what open is, and the how to ‘open’ data. Developed by the Open Knowledge Foundation. Link:



17 Jan , 2016  


The largest open database of companies in the world. “This is the kind of resource the (digital) single market needs” said Neelie Kroes, VP European Commission Link:


FWF Austrian Science Fund – Top Citizen Science (TCS) Funding Initiative

15 Jan , 2016  


In consultation with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW), the FWF and OeAD have issued a call for the “Top Citizen Science“ (TCS) funding initiative, which has a total endowment of € 500,000 (€ 250.000 FWF and € 250.000 OeAD). Under this call, funding will be made available for the expansion […]

Monitoring, Research and technology, Resources

The Directory of Open Access Repositories – OpenDOAR

15 Jan , 2016  


OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. Each OpenDOAR repository has been visited by project staff to check the information that is recorded here. This in-depth approach does not rely on automated analysis and gives a quality-controlled list of repositories. Link:


EuroScientist interviews Jean Claude Burgelman

13 Jan , 2016  

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The Head of Unit Science Policy and Foresight talks about the new open science paradigm in this interview from EuroScientist. Link to youtube


Research Data in Practice

21 Dec , 2015  


The development and establishment of information infrastructures for research data have been important topics for a number of years. The aim of this funding initiative – a practical test, so to speak – is to investigate and consistently utilise the scientific potential of these information infrastructures. The announcement offers researchers, working in close collaboration with […]


Open Science Prize

21 Dec , 2015  


The Open Science Prize is a partnership between the Wellcome Trust, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to unleash the power of open content and data to advance biomedical research and its application for health benefit Link here.

Monitoring, Policy

Analysis of ICT projects in H2020

21 Dec , 2015  

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Using this publication from the European Commission, ODS study-Unizar using Kampal Research is analyzing ICT projects in H2020. It is possible to see relationships among entities. For each maps, different filters can be applied and time evolution can be analyzed.   This tool is accesible using this link. 

Research and technology

Open Digital Science Study

27 Nov , 2015  


ODS is embedded in today’s context of scientific practices which are undergoing significant changes:3 Increased fragmentation: new stakeholders, new regions Data-orientation Application context, capitalisation of knowledge, entrepreneurial science Cooperation: interdisciplinarity, citizens Open data movement Impact orientation: indicators, accountability, grand challenges Internationalization Innovation: open innovation Re-contextualizing science: participatory turn, RRI, questioning science and anti-science, career path […]