The webinar covered the Pilot’s basic features, technical requirements, early results, useful tips and other criteria for funding requests including the following:

26 November 2015 to 27 November 2015

The workshop has been designed with a focus on the specific ethics problems that arise in Social Sciences.
The main objectives are:

27 November 2015

An OpenAIRE Day and Workshop will take place in Dublin on the 27th of November 2015. 

This day is being sponsored by the RIAN Board and organised by the RIAN Technical & Communications Group.

Where: John and Aileen O'Reilly Library - Dublin City University. Glasnevin. Dublin 9.

This event is now open for registration:


08 December 2015 to 09 December 2015

The 12th conference in the Berlin Open Access series will be an invitation-only workshop for high-level representatives of the world’s most eminent research organizations. Delegates will convene in Berlin to discuss how the goal of Open Access can be realized more rapidly.

More information:

26 November 2015

The webinar is a part of FOSTER e-learning course “Making your OA repository or OA journal OpenAIRE compatible with OA Horizon 2020 requirements”.
Date: 26 November 2015
Time: 11:00 CET
Target audience: repository managers, data archives managers, librarians, OA journal editors and publishers, data providers, research managers and administrators.

30 November 2015 to 01 December 2015

The Munin Conference is an annual conference on scholarly publishing and communication, primarily revolving around open access, open data and open science. This year’s conference is the tenth Munin Conference and will be held 30 November–1 December 2015 at the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway.

Link to conference website:

16 November 2015

An update from the NISO Altmetrics Working Group B: Output Types & Identifiers.

The FOSTER consortium announces the release of the first set of e-learning courses. The self-learning courses focus on the topics “Open Access in Horizon2020”, “Repository compatibility with Horizon2020” and “Open Science to Research”. The courses have been created by FOSTER partners and offer a variety of options to get to grips with each topic: short video presentations, background reading and self-assessment tests.
More information:

You can find the slides of Webinar Open Access in Horizon 2020 here

For more information on Open Access in Horizon 2020, online resources and other webinars, visit