Today the newly launched Arcadia Science--a research and development company--announced its partnership with ICOR, stating “Lots of people are excited by the principles of open science, but transitioning out of the traditional, closed, and restrictive publishing...
ICOR is a group of open-research stakeholders who are building a new initiative designed to move from ideas into implementation. The newly launched website will serve as a communication hub for the growing number of projects planned and underway to improve transparency and collaboration throughout the research lifecycle.
Early in 2020, several of us started ICOR, calling it a Strategic Circle, a gathering of open science advocates, funders, practitioners, and institutional leaders interested in taking constructive action to move the needle in increasing research transparency and accelerating breakthroughs.
ICOR is emerging from discussions among a group of trusted colleagues on how to move from dialog to action in changing the incentives for scientific research from closed and competitive to open and collaborative.