100%, that is: all scientific publications will be available through open access in 10 years, if it were up to Mr. Dekker, Secretary of State. A lot of scientific research is funded with public money; this research should be publicly accessible as well. Furthermore, shared knowledge is important to the innovative capacity of the Netherlands, as Mr. Dekker says. The Dutch universities strongly support open access.

For more information, see the open access page and the open access fact sheet.