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swissuniversities invites you to the Event:

"P-5 Outcomes: Scientific Information Services for All"


30 November 2021 at the University of Fribourg

from 10:00 am to 4:15 pm *.

The P-5 Scientific Information program, which was executed from 2017-2020, and further expanded untill end of 2021, is now reaching completion. This program has evolved into the current Open Science Program 2021-2024, which focuses on Open Access and will soon integrate a new part focused on Open Research Data.

The P-5 Scientific Information program has funded many projects that have resulted in services benefiting all members of the scientific community. These results will be presented at a national conference "P-5 Outcomes: Scientific Information Services for All".

swissuniversities thanks the University of Fribourg for hosting and supporting the organization of this event. 

Please note that a valid Covid certificate is required to attend this event. You can find more information here


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We warmly welcome an interdisciplinary community of researchers, librarians, funders, publishers, IT specialists and policy-makers, as well as current and future project leaders, customers, evaluators and providers of the services emerged from the P-5 funded projects, as well as the members of the current Open Science Reviewers-Pool of swissuniversities.


The following speakers have been invited to speak during this event:

Prof. Dr. Astrid Epiney, Rector of the University of Fribourg

Dr. Paola Masuzzo, Data Scientist at TP Vision; Independent Researcher at IGDORE

Prof. Dr. Barend Mons, Professor of BioSemantics at the Human Genetics Department of Leiden University Medical Center

Dr. Simon Hodson, Executive Director of CODATA

Prof. Dr. Christian Schwarzenegger, Vice President Faculty Affairs and Scientific Information, University Zurich / Vice President of the Delegation Open Science, swissuniversities

Dr. Patrick Furrer, Coordinator of the program P-5 Scientific Information, swissuniversities


Moderator: Dr. Aude Bax de Keating, Portfolio Manager Open Science Program, swissuniversities


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Please register here by 23 November 2021.

General information

The conference is organized by swissuniversities and in cooperation with the University of Fribourg. It will be held in English and the participation is free of charge. If you have any questions about the event, please e-mail us at


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* The organizing committee reserves the right to change the conference format and venue due to force majeure events and in compliance with the decisions of the Federal and Cantonal authorities regarding Covid-19.