Presentation: Better Research Through Better Data Live with the European Commission

Kostas Repanas, Policy Officer, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation, Open Science Unit

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Discover the benefits of sharing research data, and how the European Commission can help you. Download this Better Research Through Better Data Live presentation to find out:

  • Who does the European Commission aim to help?
  • What does the European Commission do to help researchers manage and share their data?
  • What is the European Commission doing to support research on COVID-19?
  • What next for the European Commission with regard to research data?

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About the speaker

Kostas Repanas is a policy officer at the Open Science Unit, in the Directorate General Research and Innovation of the European Commission. Kostas is mainly involved in the data and interoperability aspects of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), the development of the European COVID-19 Data Platform and in advancing the Open Science agenda of the Commission. He is a long-standing advocate for Open Access, Open Data and Open Science, having previously worked for EMBL Heidelberg, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A-STAR) in Singapore, and the EU ESFRI landmark project ELIXIR. He holds a PhD in Biochemistry and Crystallography from the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) in Amsterdam and the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.

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