Invest in Open Infrastructure is an initiative dedicated to improving funding and resourcing for open technologies and systems supporting research and scholarship. We do this by shedding light on challenges, conducting research, and working with decision makers to enact change.About IOI >>
We conduct and commission research to increase our understanding of the current landscape.Research
We create resources to help decision makers assess, build, and invest in open infrastructure.Resources
We pilot solutions and coordinate stakeholders to increase the sustainability of the sector.Community
We study open infrastructure and its changing landscape, gather and analyze data, and craft reports to share those findings with decision makers, tool providers, and members of the research community.Research & Resources >>
(This project is in collaboration with SPARC Europe.) “We see a diverse, interconnected, open, professional and viable, Open Science infrastructure (OSI) ecosystem in Europe on solid ground; one...
Designing a Preparedness Model for the Future of Open Scholarship The leading structures that conduct, publish and disseminate scholarly research are at risk of collapse. There’s an...
Research and scholarship is underpinned by a variety of tools, technologies and services ranging from for-profit commercial solutions and offerings from vendors to community-owned, open technologies and infrastructure....
October 13, 2020 | Online
This December, we’re proud to bring you the second JROST conference, a virtual event designed to hold space for the community of practitioners building, maintaining, and advocating for open tools to support research and collaboration.
This webinar highlights the work of IOI, including the findings of the Mapping the Scholarly Communication Infrastructure project and Census, funded by the Mellon Foundation.
We recently participated in a panel at this year's OASPA conference on Open infrastructure, looking at what forms of community-owned and open source systems are important, and why.