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Open Access to Data

Open access to research data

Refers to the right to access and reuse digital research data under the terms and conditions set out in the Grant Agreement.

Research data

Refers to information, in particular facts or numbers, collected to be examined and considered as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or calculation.

In a research context, examples of data include statistics, results of experiments, measurements, observations resulting from fieldwork, survey results, interview recordings and images. The focus is on research data that is available in digital form.

Users can normally access, mine, exploit, reproduce and disseminate openly accessible research data free of charge.