The report is available both in PDF format and in standard html format.
The main conclusions of the report are as follows:
- Open Science is a means to support better quality science, increased collaboration, better engagement between research and society, and higher social and economic impact of public research
- Open science policies should be principle-based but adapted to local realities, taking into account the needs of the different participants involved in research projects
- Better incentive mechanisms are needed to promote data-sharing practices among researchers
- Better data skills are essential for researchers, students and citizens;
- Training and awareness-raising among researchers is important for the development of an open science culture
- Repositories and online platforms will not have impact if the information they contain is not of good quality.