Team members from the University of Novi Sad, coordinator of the Erasmus+ BE-OPEN project, and from the University of Belgrade took part in the OpenAIRE National Workshop "Open Science in Horizon 2020" hosted by the University of Belgrade. The workshop was attended by more than 350 researchers from Serbia.
The event was opened by prof. dr Zivoslav Tesic, vice-rector of the University of Belgrade, and dr Viktor Nedovic, deputy Minister of Science.
Iryna Kuchma (EIFL - Electronic Information for Libraries) held a presentation about how OpenAIRE project stands as a European infrastructure for supporting Open Science.
Biljana Kosanovic, OpenAIRE NOAD and member of the BE-OPEN team, presented the situation in Serbia in regard with research and Open Science.
Erasmus+ BE-OPEN project was invited to present its activities to all researchers interested in the principles of Open Science. Dr Dejan Pajic presented the activities within the newly accepted Erasmus+ BE-OPEN project which will create a national Open Science framework, develop Open Science standards and generate Open Science evaluation indicators in Serbia. The project will advocate for institutional open access mandates in Serbia and promote and educate about Open Science.
Pablo de Castro (LIBER, Netherlands) gave a presentation concerning OpenAIRE FP7 post-grant Open Access Publishing Funds Pilot and Milica Sevkusic (Institute of Technical Sciences of SASA) presented an overview of open access repositories in Serbia highlighting good practice case studies.
Emilie Hermans (University of Ghent, Belgium) discussed about Open data giving a general introduction to the Open Research Data Pilot and some more in-depth information about Data Management Planning. The last presentation was about Data Management in Serbian Government institutions held by Milovan Suvakov (Institute of Physics, Belgrade).
Three OpenAIRE factsheets have been translated into Serbian language and can be found on the event’s.