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Politics and Open Science: How the European Open Science Cloud Became Reality (the Untold Story)
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Abstract: This article will document how the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) emerged as one of the key policy intentions to foster Open Science (OS) in Europe. It will describe some of the typical, non-rational roadblocks on the way to implement EOSC. The article will also argue that the only way Europe can take care of its research data in a way that fits the European specificities fully, is by supporting EOSC.
Keywords: Open Science; Science policy making; Science Cloud in Europe
Acknowledgements
The author was head of the unit @ DG RTD in charge of EOSC. This article is a personal account. So many people inside the EC (my team, the directors I worked for and the DG) and around Europe and the world were vital in the making of EOSC, that for sure most of their work is not mentioned here. A special word of thanks to my 2 ex colleagues P. Brenier (without whom the EC work on EOSC would simply not have happened) and C. Pascu (who is a living encyclopaedia of EOSC data) who offered their time to correct this article. Of course, what is written is only my responsibility.
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Burgelman, J-C.: Politics and Open Science: How the European Open Science Cloud became reality (the untold story). Data Intelligence 3(1), 5-19 (2021). doi: 10.1162/dint_a_00069
Jean-Claude Burgelman
Jean-Claude.Burgelman@vub.be
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