FOSTER training programme:"Open Access and Open Data in Horizon 2020"

What to know, how it works, how to manage

Maria-Theresien-Platz in WienOn June 11, 2015, the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) is organising a one-day training session in Vienna. 


This one-day training session targets multipliers who are consulting on open access at Austrian universities and large research organisations – such as staff of research support offices and librarians – as well as members of the Open Access Network Austria.

Following an introduction on the Horizon 2020 policy on Open Access and the related legal requirements, the main focus of the event will be on the practical implications
and implementation of the Horizon 2020 rules. The training session will provide attendees with hands-on recommendations, practical examples and exercises as well as opportunities for the exchange of information and experience. Furthermore, representatives of Austrian initiatives in the field of Open Access and Open Data will hold presentations on their networks/projects and services.

Participation is upon invitation only. For more information and programme updates, see the FOSTER event page.

Main Topics:

  • Legal requirements on Open Access and Open Data in Horizon 2020
  • Practical aspects of Open Access to publications in Horizon 2020
  • Practical aspects of Open Data in Horizon 2020
  • Presentations on the Open Access Netzwerk Austria (OANA) and on the services of the National Open Access Desk (NOAD)