“Since it is now technically possible,
it is the intrinsic duty of public authorities to enforce the
transition to full Open Access
politically and financially.”
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100% Gold OA in
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• Reorganize publishing
• Support international
• Introduce publication
• Reorganize publication
• Merging the publication
• Monitoring during
• Acknowledging Open
Access / Open Science
• Set targets for Open
• Introduce Open Access
• Registration of repositories
• Support self-archiving
• Offer training programs
• Opening the inventories
• Provide start-up capital
• Expand the scope of the
copyright reform of 2015
• Create cost transparency
Introduce OA Policy
from 23 project partners
• EU Network PASTEUR4OA
says that FWF has one of the
most effective OA policies of
a public funder in Europe.
• Austrian Court of Audit
recently claims OA for all
publicly funded research.
From 2020 onward, license agreements with
publishers should be concluded in a manner
that the research publications are
automatically published OA.
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In Negotiation: Wiley, Elsevier
From 2017 onward, all research and
funding organizations in Austria should
participate jointly in national and
international initiatives that promote high-
quality non-commercial publication models
FWF ~ € 50.000 p.a.
Univ Vienna / FWF $ 6.000 p.a.
consortium of 16 institutions € 34.500 p.a.
consortium of 4 institutions € 30.000 p.a.
Academy of Fine Arts / FWF € 17.500 p.a.
Openness is the normative pledge of science
It is the precondition that research results can
be replicated, verified, falsified and reused
for scholarly as well as
for practical applications.
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Towards Open Science
• The strategy [..] should be developed into a full-fledged
Open Science strategy from 2017 onward.
• OANA plans to investigate Open Research Data, OER
& future of scholary communication.
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Together we can
manage the transition
to Open Access
as base for Open
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