Policies & Agreements
Policies and agreements comprise the scaffolding that supports research efforts on for open research, collaboration, and reproducibility. Aligning policies across funders, governments, and institutions will reduce friction and increase compliance. Well-structured agreements at the start of research projects that outline expectations on collaboration , transparency, and IP ensure that these goals are met in a measurable way.
This solution will collect, annotate, and make available policies and agreements in use by governments, funders, and institutions that mandate, incentive, encourage collaborative open research. Understanding that the policy landscape is ever-changing by design, tracking the consequences, impacts, and reactions to policies and agreements will help organizations adapt.