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4th Helmholtz Open Science Forum: Research Software

May 22, 2023, 12:00 p.m. to May 23, 2023, 12:30 p.m.


The 4th Helmholtz Forum Research Software was jointly organized by the Task Group Research Software of the WG Open Science and the Helmholtz Open Science Office.

Previous Helmholtz Forum Research Software event were held in May 2021, April 2022, and November 2022.


Time Agenda Speaker
Monday, May 22nd
12:00–13:00 Lunch  
13:00–13:10 Welcome and organizational matters  
13:10–14:40 Status of each center  
14:40-15:00 Break  
15:00–15:30 Discussion / Evaluation of status round  
15:30–16:00 Presentation of the research software policy of the FZJ and its implementation Ute Schelhaas, FZJ
16:00–16:30 Process for sharing and providing software at GFZ Almut Scholz, GFZ
16:30–17:00 Break  
17:00–18:00 Helmholtz Support Services (HIFIS & HiRSE-PS) Johannes Reuther, HZB & Uwe Konrad, HZDR
ab 18:00 Closing and optional dinner  
Tuesday, May 23rd
09:00–09:15 Presentation of the Helmholtz Research Software Directory Christian Meeßen, GFZ
09:15–09:30 Presentation of the Helmholtz Incubator Software Award Uwe Konrad, HZDR
09:30–10:30 Software licensing Tobias Schlauch, DLR
10:30–11:00 Break  
11:00–11:30 Discussion of specific issues, e.g. copyright, attribution of authorship Moderation: Uwe Konrad, HZDR
11:30–12:00 Exploitation / Transfer n.n.
12:00–12:30 Open points / next steps  
12:30–13:00 Closing  


Bruch, C., Konrad, U., Meeßen, C., Messerschmidt, L., Reuther, J., Schelhaas, U., Schlauch, T., & Scholz, A. (2023). Helmholtz Open Science Briefing: 4th Helmholtz Open Science Forum: Research Software. Helmholtz Open Science Office.https://doi.org/10.48440/OS.HELMHOLTZ.072


Christoph Bruch

Open Science Officer