Networking and policy shaping

Our offer for partners

Cooperative ventures and partnerships are a key component of the networking process. We are always looking for new partners and cooperations. Please contact us, if you are currently developing a project in the field of life sciences or open access, which you would like to realise with us.

Current cooperations

In the field of open access, ZB MED collaborates with:
the German Alliance of Scientific Organisations
Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0
TH Köln
GESIS - Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences

In the field of research data, ZB MED collaborates with:
Data repository Dryad

In the field of publishing in life sciences, ZB MED collaborates with:
Bonn.realis (German only)

ZB MED is currently represented on the following committees with the aim of helping to shape government policy and integrate the latest developments in its own services.
Science Europe
Leibniz Association: Open Access Working Group (AK Open Access)
Leibniz Association: Research Data Working Group (AK Research Data)
nestor/DINI AG Forschungsdaten (German only)
Leibniz Association: LeibnizOpen Working Group


Ursula Arning,

Dr. Ursula Arning
Head of Open Access Publishing-Digital Long-Term Archiving-Research Data

Phone: +49 (0)221 478-5603
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Birte Lindstädt,

Birte Lindstädt
Research Data Management / Open Access-Digital Long-Term Archiving-Research Data

Phone: +49 (0)221 478-97803
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