On Thursday, the 29th of October, 2015, a FOSTER seminar in the series 'Promoting Open Science among Young Researchers: Challenges and Opportunities' will be held in Conference Room No. 2 at Santaka Valley, Kaunas University of Technology. Read more about FOSTER: https://www.fosteropenscience.eu/

10.00–10.30 Registration, Coffee/ Tea
10.30–10.35 Opening Address
10.35–12.00 EC/OpenAIRE FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot and Open Access policies

  • Speaker: Pablo de Castro, Open Access Project Officer at the Association of European Research Libraries (LIBER).
    The talk will introduce the FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot recently launched by the European Commission to fund the Open Access publishing fees of articles and books arising from finished FP7 projects and currently being implemented by the OpenAIRE project, https://www.openaire.eu/postgrantoapilot. The EC Open Access policy context will be examined both for the FP7 and the H2020 programmes together with the increasing level of policy alignment across countries. Finally, some considerations will be shared on the status of the Open Access infrastructure required to support a national-level Open Access policy.
    12.00–12.30 Questions and discussion.
  • Contact information

    Contact information at Research Information Services, KTU Library:
    Ieva Cesevičiūtė, e-mail ieva.ceseviciute@ktu.lt, telephone +370 37 300652


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    Conference Hall I-414 in Mykolas Romeris University Ateities st. 20 Vilnius

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    Language: English


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