The Austrian Minister of Science and the FWF President address strategic plans for the Austrian Science Fund FWF up to 2020 – FWF budget increased by EUR 281 million – more leeway for new projects and funding of additional researchers
While the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) has so far primarily focused on Open Access to publications, the principle of openness will now be extended to research data as part of a long-term Open Science strategy.
The newly filled position of Executive Vice-President constitutes the final point in the appointment of the new FWF Executive Board. The Vice-President will take up her office in the beginning of September.
- The Vienna Principles: A Vision for Scholarly Communication in the 21st Century
- 83% of peer-reviewed publications resulting from FWF projects are Open Access
- Open Library of Humanities (OLH) in Vienna on 5 July
In its meeting on 17 May, 2016, the Supervisory Board of the Austrian Science Fund FWF elected the Director of the German Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries for a four-year term.