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Horizon Europe confirms EC's commitment to Open Science

8 March 2021

The European Commission has released the draft Model Grant Agreement for Horizon Europe confirming its commitment to Open Science:

In brief, the Model Grant Agreement requests zero-embargo Open Access to publications & beneficiaries (or authors) must retain sufficient intellectual property rights to comply with the requirements thus further aligning with Plan S (cOAlitionS).

Beneficiaries must also establish a Data Management Plan (DMP) & deposit their data in a trusted repository.

Looking for guidance? Science Europe has developped a practical guide presenting guidance & core requirements for DMPs, plus criteria for selecting trustworthy repositories: