AGEPI participated in the Round Table “Internal and International Visibility of Digital Scientific Content”

10/26/2017

Today, the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) took part in the Round Table entitled “Internal and International Visibility of Digital Scientific Content”. The event took place at the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova and was organized by the Information Society Development Institute (ISDI) in partnership with the State University of Moldova (SUM) and the REM Consortium (Electronic Resources for Moldova), the EIFL-OA Program Moldova.

The event was attended by representatives of universities, research institutions, libraries and archives from the Republic of Moldova.

At the opening of the event, with a welcoming speech for the participants came the Director General of AGEPI, Lilia Bolocan, who reiterated the importance of intellectual property, stressing that in a knowledge-based economy awareness of the role and importance of intellectual property rights is indispensable for the development of appropriate policies in all areas of human development.

Also, with a message of welcome to the participants came the President of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Gheorghe Duca and the Rector of the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova (AESM), Grigore Belostecinic.

Further, according to the program, a number of reports were presented on topics such as open access in the context of Open Science; open data management; information support of science and innovation, ways of stimulating and assisting users to use the digital scientific content; increase in the internal and international visibility of digital scientific content; support for publishing in Open Access; promotion of open research culture, etc.

Andrei Moisei, coordinator specialist of the AGEPI Training Division, spoke to the participants about the enforcement of copyright in the digital environment.

The round table was held in the 10th edition of the International Open Access Week. The theme of this year’s International Open Access Week is “Open in order to ...”

The purpose of the event was to explore the emerging challenges and opportunities facing the Moldovan scientific community to respond to the new Open Science paradigm as well as identifying ways to stimulate and assist users to harness the digital science content and increase internal and international visibility thereof.

The round table was organized within the institutional project of the ISDI Pilot Platform to ensure quality assessment and visualization of digital scientific content in the Republic of Moldova.