We have successfully submitted the Health EU CSA proposal!
- With the ambitious unifying goal of empowering every citizen with a Human Avatar enabling access to comprehensive personalized healthcare, healthy lifestyle and disease prevention.
- With a Consortium of 110 partners from 27 European countries, Canada and New Zealand, more than 75 stakeholders and hundreds of enthusiastic supporters across Europe.
- With an International Advisory Board including 2 Nobel Laureates, several ex-Ministers of Health of EU countries and many international leaders and experts in Europe, USA, and Canada.
Many thanks to all the Consortium contributors, to the Strategic Board members and to Workpackage and Task Leaders, for their hard work and the outstanding product! We are proud to be part of this endeavour!
For more information about this FET flagship proposal please refer to the Health EU website.
On 4 September 2018, a group of national research funding organisations, with the support of the European Commission and the European Research Council (ERC), announced the launch of cOAlition S, an initiative to make full and immediate Open Access to research publications a reality. It is built around Plan S, which consists of one target and 10 principles.
cOAlition S signals the commitment to implement, by 1 January 2020, the necessary measures to fulfil its main principle: “By 2020 scientific publications that result from research funded by public grants provided by participating national and European research councils and funding bodies, must be published in compliant Open Access Journals or on compliant Open Access Platforms.”
Currently 12 national research funding organisations form cOAlition S and they have agreed to implement the 10 principles of Plan S in a coordinated way, together with the European Commission and the ERC. Other research funders from across the world, both public and private, are invited to join cOAlition S.
The initiative was born from the cooperation between the Heads of the participating Research Funding Organisations, Marc Schiltz the President of Science Europe, and Robert-Jan Smits the Open Access Envoy of the European Commission. It also drew on significant input from the Scientific Council of the ERC.The research funders involved in cOAlition S will now collaborate with other stakeholders and work towards swift and practical implementation of these principles.For more information about cOALition S and the "10 Principles of Plan S" please refer to the initiative's website.
Source: Swisscore, Science Europe