OLOS is the result of several years of fruitful research and collaboration by experts from nine Swiss Higher-educational institutions, united in the DLCM (Data Life-Cycle Management) national project financed by swissuniversities.
It is a non-profit private organization created with the support of three founding members: the University of Fribourg, the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) and the Geneva School of Business Administration (HEG).
OLOS has three main goals:
To pursue these goals, OLOS provides a Swiss-based solution for sharing and long-term archiving of research data. The OLOS solution complies with FAIR principles, Swiss and European regulations.
Different types of membership (Gold, Silver or Bronze) offer the opportunity to any interested individual and private or public research institution, to become a member in order to benefit from a wide range of services.