Requirements of funding agencies

European Union – Horizon 2020

As a general rule, researches are obliged to publish in open access and to make research data underlying their scientific publications publically available. A data management plan has to be submitted 6 months after the project start. In certain cases it is possible to opt out of the open research data requirements.



Your proposal has to outline how you plan to handle research data. Specific information for each funding line can be found in the respective guidelines. Some general guidelines are valid for all applications to the DFG: