ZonMw facilitates openness across knowledge and innovation communities to maximise the benefits society gains from their work.

Open Science makes science accessible to scientists, society and the economy. Collaboration and exchanging knowledge are central to this. The aim is to increase the quality and impact of scientific research.

To achieve this, ZonMw will commit itself in the coming years to:

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Changing the game: on the assessment of researchers and their research

Today a consultation meeting of research performing organisations took place. The European Committee Research & Innovation organised this meeting. Several European research funders focused on the assessment of researchers and research teams. Jeroen Geurts, chair of ZonMw and ambassador for the Dutch initiative Recognition and Rewards, was there to represent the Dutch perspective.

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Access for researchers to worldwide open access publishing platform

On 1 April 2021, NWO and ZonMw will become members of Europe PMC (PubMed Central), an open science platform that maintains a worldwide collection of scientific articles and other research output. This membership allows NWO and ZonMw funded researchers in the life sciences and medical sciences to globally share their publications via one central location. With this, they will also satisfy the requirements that NWO and ZonMw set for the research...

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Powerful US research funder unveils strict open-access policy

One of the world’s richest biomedical research organizations, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), announced on 1 October that it will require scientists it funds to make papers open access (OA) as soon as they are published — a change to its current policy, which allows a delay of up to one year before results must be free to read.

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Rob Diemel

Rob Diemel
Senior programme manager

+31 70 349 5252
diemel@zonmw.nl
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