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Published December 13, 2019 | Version 1.0
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Initial Persistent Identifier (PID) policy for the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)

  • 1. Lund University and ICOS RI
  • 2. Belgian Biodiversity Platform
  • 3. British Library
  • 4. ISTI/CNR
  • 5. UKRI-STFC
  • 6. MPCDF/MPG
  • 7. Danish e-Infrastructure Cooperation
  • 8. DKRZ
  • 9. Max Planck Institute


This policy was authored by representatives of the EOSC FAIR Working Group and EOSC Architecture Working group. See Appendix 3 for details. This initial policy was released in December 2019 for community feedback and comment. 

We welcome responses to and comments on this first version. Please share them with the wider community on or email them to us We understand that some areas may require discussion and encourage you to have that discussion on That is where we will also provide details of opportunities for face-to-face feedback and discussion. 

We will develop a second version for March 2020 and a final policy will be delivered to the EOSC Governance Board in October 2020.


Initial PID policy for EOSC_v1_release (1).pdf

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