On the 21st of November 2019, the first Belgian EOSC event "Belgian Open Science EOSC Initiatives" was organized by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, the Flemish and Federal Authorities. Bringing these different stakeholders together and provide a platform for discussion is important for the connection of Belgian research to EOSC. The main objective of this seminar was to promote exchanges between all Belgian partners in EOSC projects and the Executive Board Working Groups.
The fruitfull discussions revealed that Belgium's involvement in EOSC is embedded in a strong research and innovation landscape and a long tradition in advocating Open Science.
The BE OPEN project was represented by Caroline Alméras (ECTRI) Dissemination and Engagement Leader.
Read the full article by Inge Van Nieuwerburgh and Emilie Hermans (Ghent University) here.