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04 Jun 2013

Research Data Alliance Launched

Funders in Australia, the EU and the United States have launched the Research Data Alliance (RDA), in a determined effort to enhance science data sharing worldwide. "This revolution offers great new opportunities: for best results, they should not be imposed from outside, but with the ownership and collaboration of the scientific community," said Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission.

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04 Jun 2013

Join the Research Data Alliance

EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes opened the RDA launch event with a speech heralding “a new era of open science”. Commissioner Kroes welcomes the global approach embodied by the RDA and highlighted the need for interoperability, discoverability and an open approach.

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04 Jun 2013

Research Data Alliance Launch: Opening Up Scientific Data

The EU is following the lead of the US and Australia in providing open access to scientific research. The head of Europe's Digital Agenda, EC Vice-President Neelie Kroes, has made clear that EU citizens will progressively be given open access to science research - results and data - that their taxes have funded.

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04 Jun 2013

EU Opens up Access to Scientific Research

Commissioner Neelie Kroes opened the Research Data Alliance (RDA) launch event on 18 March 2013 with a speech heralding “a new era of open science”. Commissioner Kroes welcomes the global approach embodied by the RDA and highlighted the need for interoperability, discoverability and an open approach.

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04 Jun 2013

Global Research Data Alliance launched

Commissioner Neelie Kroes opened the RDA launch event with a speech heralding “a new era of open science”. Commissioner Kroes welcomes the global approach embodied by the RDA and highlighted the need for interoperability, discoverability and an open approach.

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04 Jun 2013

Research Data Alliance Launch

The Sunlight Foundation blog reports on the launch of the Research Data Alliance (RDA), a major open data initiative and looking to facilitate scientific data sharing between institutions worldwide. The Research Data Alliance aims to accelerate and facilitate research data sharing and exchange. The work of the Research Data Alliance will primarily be undertaken through its working groups.

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04 Jun 2013

EU broadens access to scientific research

The Verge reports on the launch of the Research Data Alliance by Commissioner Kroes on 18 March 2013. The RDA is a cooperative model intended to help gather and share scientific data around the world. "Our society and our future are best served through science that is faster, better, and more open," Kroes said. "We are propelled by the same, inevitable currents of change.

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