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Research software is a critical part of research

The Amsterdam Declaration on Funding Research Software Sustainability is setting the future international agenda and comprehensively changing the way funders deal with research software.

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Amsterdam Declaration on Funding Research Software Sustainability

The Amsterdam Declaration on Funding Research Software Sustainability (ADORE.software) aim is to raise awareness of the role of funding practice in the sustainability of research software, and to improve that practice. The Declaration includes a limited number of recommendations and an accompanying ADORE.software Toolkit. For the purposes of this Declaration, research software is defined as “all forms of software that were created during the research process or for a research purpose”. A fuller description is included in the accompanying ADORE.software Toolkit.

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ADORE.software is ready for signing

We are pleased to announce that Version 1.0 of the Amsterdam Declaration on Funding Research Software Sustainability (ADORE.software) is now released. ADORE.software is the first step towards formalising, on a global level, the basic principles and recommendations related to funding the sustainability of research software, including the people needed to achieve this goal. Now that […]

Signatories

Australian Research Data Commons
Center for Information Technology (CIT), University of Groningen
Digital Research Alliance of Canada
Dutch Research Council (NWO)
Forskningsrådet/Research Council of Norway
Netherlands eScience Center

Supporters

Ronny Gey, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ
Josh Greenberg, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Venkatesh Chellappa Patel, Karolinska Institutet
SciLifeLab
ELIXIR
Richard Littauer, SustainOSS
Luuk Van Waes, University of Antwerp, Belgium
National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Expressions of Interest to date

NWO-I Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica
University of the Western Cape
Science Europe
University of Antwerp
UK Research and Innovation
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Science for Africa Foundation
New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI)
Adrian Price-Whelan, Assistant Director of Scientific Software, Simons Foundation
Consortium scikit-learn
Office of Data Science Strategy, National Institutes of Health
German Research Foundation
São Paulo Research Agency (FAPESP)

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