17 December 2010

EC launched an Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe project

The European Commissioni has launched the project “Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe” (OpenAIRE), the purpose of which is to encourage and support free online access to knowledge generated by researchers within grants from the Seventh Framework Programme and the European Research Council.
OpenAIREwill provide support structures for researchers and an electronic infrastructure to handle peer-reviewed articles. It also aims to establish cooperation with communities to deposit access and manage research datasets.