Helmholtz / LIBER Open Science Webinar

A joint Helmholtz / LIBER Open Science Webinar will take place in June 2017. Join us to hear how research institutions in Australia are maximising the value of their research data assets and for a discussion about how to create value from open data.

Natasha Simons (Australian National Data Service) & Dr. Jens Klump (CSIRO): Systems and services: adding value for research data assets

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 10 to 10.45 am CEST (LIBER version)
Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 10 to 10.45 am CEST (Helmholtz version). Research data infrastructure and services at universities and research institutions are constantly evolving to make better use of technology and to better meet the needs of researchers and other stakeholders. The first part of this Webinar will look at five strategies Australian research institutions have used to maximise the value of their research data assets:
  1. Revise institutional data management strategic plan
  2. Rethink data management plans and tools
  3. Connect and integrate research systems
  4. Track project activities, contributors and outputs
  5. Leverage skills and knowledge gained through the ANDS 23 (research data) Things program
The second half of the Webinar will look at science as a service and how to create value from Open Data. Access to data from publicly funded research is becoming more freely available in all OECD member states. At the same time, research organisations are expected to transfer research innovation into technology. How can Open Data be turned into value-added services or products and offered to industry against a fee without violating the principles of Open Access to Data? We will explain how CSIRO uses a Virtual Research Environment (VRE) to provide „Science as a Service“ as paid services, based on open science data. This is an interesting example of technology transfer with a low barrier to adoption by industry partners. Our speakers will report on our first experiences of offering such services, in particular to SMEs. Contact: Dr. Paul Schultze-Motel, Helmholtz Open Science Coordination Office Presentation (PDF) Helmholtz Open Science Webinars