The workshops will serve to advocate the Recommendations on RDM and open data made by the LERU
Roadmap, and gain feedback from Workshop attendees for a new Toolkit of best practice.
Under FP7, it had reached such a level of complexity and time consumption that LERU
members even wondered if they would still compete for EU funding, reckoning it was no longer worthwhile.
suggests "research efforts should be aimed equally well at directed top-down society-driven, and at non-directed bottom-up science-driven research" and says it is vital that a significant part of investment in R&D goes to the latter.
also criticised the IMI's weak intellectual property rights protection: 'The wording clearly anticipates that academic partners would just assign ownership.
also criticised the IMI's weak intellectual property rights protection: "The wording clearly anticipates that academic partners would just assign ownership .
suggests in the report that funding bodies should "put greater emphasis on fellowships, particularly fellowships that have a term beyond three years," praising the European Research Council (ERC) for fostering such positions, that leave room for independence and offer young researchers the freedom to choose the preferred institutions for postings.
I am delighted to take up this position and hope to meet the expectations of the LERU