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The national plan for open science

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04/07/2018

Today, Wednesday July 4th 2018, Frédérique VIDAL, Minister of Higher Education, Research, and Innovation revealed the national plan for open science during the annual conference of the League of European Research Libraries (LIBER).

France is building an ambitious policy with three main axes:

  1. To generalise open access to publications
  2. To structure and open up research data
  3. To enrol itself in a lasting European and international dynamic.

The plan is endowed with 5.4M€ for the first year, then 3.4M€ per year.

The unabridged national plan for open science is accessible on the site of the Ministry of Higher Education, Research, and Innovation.