9th February 2017

Open Data and FAIR data benefits

Key OD and FAIR data benefits Accelerates the pace of discovery When datasets are openly available, they can be easily accessed and used to create a fuller picture of a given … Read More

9th February 2017

Open Access benefits

Key OA benefits Researchers and their institutions benefit from having the widest possible audience Researchers provide their articles to publishers for free, because their compensation comes in the form of recognition … Read More

9th February 2017

Our work

SPARC Europe exists to promote Open Science, Open Scholarship and Open Education in Europe. We address Open Access to publications, FAIR Data, Open infrastructure, Open Education, as well as research evaluation. … Read More

9th February 2017

About us

SPARC Europe is one of Europe’s key and long-standing voices advocating for unfettered access to research and education — for the academic and education community; for the whole of society. More … Read More

9th February 2017

Our strategy

SPARC Europe’s strategic plan 2021-2024 (english | français | español) The scope SPARC Europe promotes and works for Open Science/Open Scholarship and Open Education in Europe.  We focus on policy development … Read More

6th January 2017

Open Access

Research provides the foundation of modern society. Research leads to breakthroughs, and communicating the results of research is what allows us to turn breakthroughs into better lives—to provide new treatments for … Read More