Germany and the Netherlands call for rapid action on the European Open Science Cloud

« (…) Research data should not be stored away on personal computers or USB-sticks, nor in research infrastructures only researchers themselves know how to use. Making data easily accessible for other researchers will enhance scientific progress. Making them accessible for a broader audience such as citizens and entrepreneurs will greatly boost the impact and utilisation of science. The sooner we are able to make this happen, the better. (…) »