Kostas Repanas

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Dr Kostas Repanas

Professional title: 
Policy development manager/Policy Consultant
Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
Biochemistry/Science Policy/Open Science
Other (professional title): 
Policy Officer
Organization name: 
European Commission-DG Research&Innovation-Open Science Unit
Organization type: 
Government/Public Services
City: 
Brussels
Country: 
Belgium

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Kostas Repanas is a policy officer at the Open Science Unit, in the Directorate General Research and Innovation (DG RTD) of the European Commission. Kostas is mainly involved in the data and interoperability aspects of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), as well as in advancing the Open Science agenda of the Commission. He is a long-standing advocate for Open Access, Open Data and Open Science, having previously worked for EMBL Heidelberg, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A-STAR) in Singapore, and the EU ESFRI landmark project ELIXIR. Kostas is also the co-founder of the Asian Open Access community (Asia OA) in collaboration with the National Institute of Informatics (NII-Japan) and the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR). He holds a PhD in Biochemistry and Crystallography from the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) in Amsterdam and the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.





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