OpenAIRE Open Peer Review Tender

Call as published on OpenAIRE

Peer review is evolving – help shape its future!

OpenAIRE invites tenders for two prototypes (technologies or workflows) in the area of open peer review. Tenders should build upon or align with the OpenAIRE infrastructure, including

OpenAIRE supports Open Access in Europe and beyond to help realize Open Science for the benefit of society, innovation and industry. OpenAIRE2020, the current project phase, is investigating new modes of scholarly communication, including new approaches to peer review. This invitation to tender forms part of this effort.

The work aims to:

  • Encourage technological experimentation in the area of open peer review.
  • Investigate ways in which open peer review technologies might integrate with OpenAIRE’s infrastructure, including the repository as well as other content aggregated, inferred, and interlinked by OpenAIRE.
  • Provide case studies for evaluation in OpenAIRE’s wider investigation of open peer review.

2 x funding up to a maximum of EUR 25,000 (excluding VAT, including expenses) is available for these prototypes.

The deadline for receipt of tenders is 17:00 CEST Friday 5th June 2015.

Innovation, imagination and experimentation are highly encouraged!

How to Apply / Documentation

For more details on the call specifications and application procedure, please see the Tender Call Document (pdf). If you have any queries, please contact Tony Ross-Hellauer (email: [email protected]).