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Profile of registrant

Knowledge Exchange (registered by the Danish Agency for Culture)

Identification number in the register: 25531254906-05
Registration date: 06/01/11 14:33:18

The information on this organisation was last modified on 10/12/13 09:58:10
The date of the last annual update was 10/12/13 09:58:10

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Knowledge Exchange (registered by the Danish Agency for Culture)
Acronym: KE
Legal status: Government Agency (Danish Agency for Culture)
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Bo Öhrström
Position: Member of Steering Group

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Keith Russell
Position: Coordinator

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 2 H.C. Andersens Boulevard 
Copenhagen V DK-1553
Telephone number: (+45) 3373 3315
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Knowledge Exchange is a co-operative effort that supports the use and development of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) infrastructure for higher education and research.

The Knowledge Exchange partners express a common vision based on our five national strategies: To make a layer of scholarly and scientific content openly available on the Internet.

Making this vision a reality means creating the building blocks for a European information environment that is outstanding in its support of research and higher education, bringing Europe together while extending the reach of European research and teaching around the globe.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

To ensure that research outputs and information are made as openly available as possible for the benefit of research and higher education.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Information Society
  • Research and Technology


Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations: 5
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • Denmark’s Electronic Research Library (0 members)
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (0 members)
  • Jisc (0 members)
  • SURF (0 members)
  • CSC (0 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Members are connected to various confederations and associations, e.g.: Coalition of Open Access Repositories, SPARC Europe, LIBER, Science Europe, eIRG, PRACE

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 395,000
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 395,000
- donations:
- contributions from members: 395,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.