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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

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

Expressions of Interest to date

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

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