Merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Posted: December 20th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: EDaWaX | Comments Off on Merry Christmas and a happy new year!

merry_c_zbwThe year draws to a close – a very good reason to sum up some of our activities in 2013:
First of all, the EDaWaX-project team wants to thank our projects partners, our cooperations and funders but also all our readers for a very successful year.
Our first funding phase has come to an end and we are really happy about all the things we could achieve in 2013:

– we developed a pilot application for managing publication-related research data in economics journals. Read the rest of this entry »

European Commission launches pilot to open up publicly funded research data

Posted: December 18th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Data Sharing, Projects, Research Data | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

barbiez_Brukselka_250Currently, Europe’s eighth Framework Programme takes form: On December 2013 the European Council has adopted Horizon 2020 programme for research and innovation for the years 2014 to 2020.

Horizon 2020, which has a budget of around 77 billion euros, will underpin the objectives of the Europe 2020 strategy for growth and jobs, as well as the goal of strengthening the scientific and technological bases by contributing to achieving a European Research Area in which researchers, scientific knowledge and technology circulate freely. Read the rest of this entry »