Policy Statement on Open Research Data
The SNSF expects all researchers it funds
- to archive the research data (*) they have worked on and produced during their research work
- make this data available to other researchers, provided there are no legal, ethical or copyright reasons, confidentiality clauses or the like to prevent this
- publish their data and metadata in existing public databases in formats that allow anyone interested to find, access and re-use them without restriction
(*) Research data is factual material collected, observed or generated that is generally considered by the scientific community to be necessary for the documentation and validation of research results.