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The Helmholtz Open Science Office participates in relevant third-party funded projects. The current projects are presented here.

Current projects


The open-access.network project creates a new information and networking resource on the subject of open access; thereby, an improved exchange on open access within science is intended. The three central goals of the project are the provision of information, the transfer of skills, and the networking within the existing community.

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The ORCID DE project aims to support the implementation of the Open Researcher and Contributor ID, ORCID for short, at universities and non-university research institutions, through an overarching approach. In the course of this process, organizational, technical and legal questions will be addressed equally.

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re3data COREF

The main goal of the re3data COREF project (Community Driven Open Reference for Research Data Repositories) is the further professionalization of re3data and the provision of reliable and customizable descriptions of research data repositories.

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Completed projects