European Scientific Articles to be freely accessible by 2020

Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 00:04

All scientific articles in Europe have to be accessible freely until the year 2020.

Based on the new Innovation Principle, new European legislation must take account of its impact on innovation.

The main outcomes of the meeting of the Competitiveness Council were sharing knowledge freely, Open access which means that scientific publications on the results of research supported by public and public-private funds must be freely accessible to everyone, and reusing research data.

More information on this initiative can be found at


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