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Bulk access to projects

The APIs offer custom access to metadata about projects funded by a selection of international funders for the DSpace and EPrints platforms. The currently supported funding streams and relative codes are:

  • FP7: The 7th Framework Programme funded by the European Commission
  • WT: Wellcome Trust funding programme
  • H2020: Horizon2020 Programme funded by the European Commission
  • FCT: The funding programme of Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, the national funding agency of Portugal
  • ARC: the funding programme of the Australian Research Council
  • NHMRC: the funding programme of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council
  • SFI: Science Foundation Ireland
  • HRZZ: Croatian Science Foundation
  • MZOS: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia
  • MESTD: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Serbia
  • NWO: The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research


DSpace endpoint:$fundingStream/ALL/ALL
ePrints endpoint:$fundingStream/ALL/ALL

The URLs embed the parameters needed to collect projects funded by specific funding stream, where the pattern is FundingStream/FundingSubStream/FundingSubSubStream.
Additional parameters can be concatenated to the URL to refine the results by date (date must be in the form YYYY-MM-DD):

  • startFrom
  • startUntil
  • endFrom
  • endUntil


Get Wellcome Trust projects for EPrints:
Get EC-FP7 projects of the specific programme “SP2-IDEAS” for EPrints:
Get EC-FP7 projects for DSpace that started after the given date:


APIs are free-to-use (no sign-up needed) by any third-party service

Metadata license is CC-BY: the metadata records retuned by the service can be freely re-used by commercial and non-commercial partners under CC-BY license, hence as long as OpenAIRE is acknowledged as content provider.

Quality of Service: all API services are running in production 24/7 within the OpenAIRE infrastructure premises deployed at the data center facilities of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling (ICM).

APIs rate limits

  • no more than 30 concurrent connections from single IP to any APIs
  • no more than 67 concurrent requests in total

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