Testimonial Science

Society for Research Software in Germany (de-RSE)

Software development is an essential, integral part of research activity. Research lives from the exchange of ideas as well as research data. Without software, a lot of research could and would not exist. Thus, an exchange of publicly available and freely usable research software vitalizes scientific progress. A comprehensive, permanent […]

March 30, 2021

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CNRS’s support to Software Heritage, a universal, open and sustainable software archive, is a natural part of our proactive approach in favour of open science, a necessary revolution in which everyone must play a part. — Antoine Petit, Chairman and CEO, CNRS

November 18, 2020

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Sorbonne Université

Firmly committed to open science, which is at the heart of its project, Sorbonne University supports Software Heritage. By helping to collect and to share software, Software Heritage contributes to one of the key missions of the university: the preservation and transmission of knowledge and of our scientific heritage. —  […]

October 1, 2020

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The National Open Science Plan was launched on 4 July 2018 by the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.  This plan includes a provision to support Software Heritage, an initiative that we consider a major pillar of open science. In addition to enabling open access to publications and research […]

September 5, 2019

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UQAM supports and assumes the mission of Software Heritage. We are convinced that it is imperative to preserve and promote access to software that contributes to knowledge dissemination. We also recognize the importance of preserving the quality of work resulting from scientific research. We are honoured to be the first […]

June 7, 2018

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Software preservation is a serious problem, which deserves to be addressed with high priority. Losing source code would mean losing our know-how, experiences, competencies. This would not be acceptable for future generations and this is why I consider Software Heritage an impressive initiative, which we should all support. The CROSSMINER […]

June 6, 2018

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Software is now at the heart of the majority of human activities: from healthcare to entertainment, planes to agriculture… It is therefore legitimate for Inria to address the issue of preserving all software-related knowledge, to help build and conserve world software heritage and to provide access to the latter for […]

December 14, 2017

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DISI, Università di Bologna

“Software is at the basis of most modern science. The reproducibility of scientific results and the whole concept of scientific research is deeply linked with the preservation and the study of software, in source code. We are committed to study the software, in its many forms, properties and effects. As […]

March 14, 2017

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Software Sustainability is one of the core elements to accelerate discovery. Reproducibility of scientific results, but also re-usability and findability of software are core principles in science DANS seeks to suppor. We are committed to long-time preservation of scientific information and are delighted to be the first international academic partner […]

June 27, 2016

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Societé Informatique de France

Software is now at the heart of all human activity: our lives, our businesses, our culture depend on it. Software source code is a precious heritage that must be preserved and made accessible to the greatest number: this is the stated mission of Software Heritage. We strongly support this project, […]

June 25, 2016

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