Open Research Data

On behalf of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, the ORD Unit implements the Swiss National Action Plan for Open Research Data (ORD) and serves as a representative for Open Science topics.
Call for new Members

For the period 2025-2026, the Strategy Council of the National Open Research Data Strategy is seeking new members for the ORD Sounding Board Researchers.

Call for applications for the Open Research Data Prize 2024

The ORD Prize 2024 is open for applications until 31 July 2024.

Agenda ORD

Find all Open Research Data events here.

Recording of the Award Ceremony

The recording of the Award Ceremony of the National ORD Prize 2023 is now available on YouTube.

Adriano Rutz wins the Swiss National ORD Prize
Winners of the ORD Design Challenge

We are pleased to announce Andres David Bucher and Julian Dederke as the winners of the Design Challenge for the National ORD Prize.

Sounding Board Researchers
The SB R is composed of 16 ORD experts from different disciplines and career levels. Their mandate includes the advice of the Strategy Council (StraCo) and the Coordination Group...
Co-Chairs of the Sounding Board Researchers

In February 2023, Michael Baudis (Uni Zurich) and Iolanda Pensa (SUPSI) were elected as Co-Chairs of the Sounding Board Researchers.