Nielsen, Lars


Lars Holm Nielsen is Head of Open Science Repositories at CERN IT where he leads Open Science services and projects for large-scale scholarly repositories. He built and grew from a proof of concept to being the world's largest general-purpose research repository supporting researchers around the world in any discipline to share and preserve their research products. He further leads the 25 partners InvenioRDM open source repository platform, helping institutions and domains to provide Open Science services.

He has pioneered innovative solutions across research domains for research software citations as well as unlocking FAIR biodiversity data. He's work focuses on providing core enabling infrastructure for Open Science to help accelerate scientific discovery and ultimately improve how science is conducted.