OpenAIRE – Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe 2020

OpenAIRE2020: Open Access Infrastructure for research in Europe 2020, FP Horizon 2020.


50 partners, from all EU countries, and beyond, will collaborate to work on this large-scale initiative that aims to promote open scholarship and substantially improve the discoverability and reusability of research publications and data.

The initiative brings together professionals from research libraries, open scholarship organisations, national e-Infrastructure and data experts, IT and legal researchers, showcasing the truly collaborative nature of this pan-European endeavor.

IMI–BAS is coordinator of the Bulgarian network and provides support to Bulgarian institutions and researchers. The annual Info Day on Open Access to Scientific Information, organized by the Institute, invites:

representatives of national institutions (including the Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Transport, Information Technologies and Communication, Ministry of Culture) responsible for the development of open access policies;

representatives of Bulgarian institutions (research institutes and universities) active in the implementation of open access policy and programme.

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Period: 2015 - 2018

Goal: To promote the open access to scientific publications and data. Funding: Under the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme.

Participant from BAS:
Institute of Mathematics and Informatics


Contact e-mail:

Contact person:
Petar Stanchev, Coordinator from IMI