9 May 2024

We are a small team based in Germany, Hungary, and Croatia. We are a mission-driven organisation, with a “for-profit” model. Our mission is to make research a popular culture.

Our values are Honesty, Hard Work, Transparency, Politeness. We promote and celebrate these values! We embed them in our daily work and we use them to build all our decisions.

The director of the company is Tiberius Ignat.

Short biography:

Tiberius Ignat is the Director of SKS Knowledge Services, a mission-driven company operating in the quaternary sector of the economy to make Research a popular culture.  In partnership with UCL Press, he runs a successful series of workshops – Focus On Open Science, now in its 10th year. After being a long-time individual member of the European Association of Research Libraries (LIBER), he became a LIBER Associate through his company, where he is now the co-chair of the LIBER Citizen Science Working Group.

Tiberius founded and served as the vice-chair of the Working Group “Citizen Science at University” at the European Citizen Science Association, and he is a member of the Association for Advancing Participatory Sciences (US). He is a member of the Scientific Committee for OAI, the CERN – Geneva University Workshop on open science and a member of the core group at EARMA’s Open Science Thematic Group (The European Association of Research Managers and Administrators).

Tiberius is an EU Expert and occasionally accepts tasks to assess research proposals under EU funding schemes. 

He was part of the Sorbonne Declaration on Research Data Rights organising committee.

Tiberius Ignat has a PhD in Library and Information Science from the University of Bucharest and is an active researcher in research management, participatory science, and the impact of new technology on the research cycle.

The company is registered in Germany, under:

Registration Nr.: HRB 274773

VAT no: DE353087049

Address: Marschnerstr. 8, 81245 Munich, Germany

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@KarelLuyben sets up our discussion: Fundamental research driven by curiosity is critical, linking to pragmatic and utility driven research and industry.
Our basis for collaboration:
– Respect
– Trust
– Friendship #OSBiz2020 

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