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Delegation Open Science

The Open Science Delegation (DelOS) observes, anticipates, and coordinates the developments within the domains of Open Science and scientific information. In this capacity, it is responsible for steering the Open Science Programme (2021-2024). Furthermore, it is also responsible on behalf of swissuniversities for the implementation of the Open Access Action Plan, the Open Research Data Strategy and its corresponding action plan.



  • Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Piveteau, Rector of Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften (ZHAW)

Vice President

  • Prof. Dr. Christian Schwarzenegger, Vice President Faculty Affairs and Scientific Information, University of Zurich


  • Adriano Barenco,  Director of IT Services, Université de Lausanne, Representation NICT
  • Prof. Dr Thierry Dias, Rector, Haute École pédagogique du canton de Vaud
  • Dr. Gilles Dubochet, Head of Open Science, EPFL
  • Dr. Sonia Abun-Nasr, Director of the University Library of Bern, University of Berne, Representation SLiNER
  • Dr. Katrin Milzow, Head of Divison Strategy, Swiss National Science Foundation 
  • Prof. Dr. Crispino Bergamaschi, Rektor, Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
  • Dr. Rafael Ball, Director of the ETH Library, ETH Zurich
  • Marie Fuselier, Director of the Scientific Information Division, University of Geneva


  • Dr Beat Immenhauser, Joint Secretary General of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences (ASSH) and Open Science Delegate, House of Academies (chair of the expert group)