The first meeting of H2020 project OpenAIRE-Advance partners is held on 17-19 th of January in Athens (Greece). During this project implementation OpenAIRE infrastructure will be maintained and further developed to meet the needs of research communities. OpenAIRE infrastructure consists of research data publications and research data repositories, current research information systems (CRIS) and network of 34 national open access consultants in Europe and beyond its borders. In the new stage of OpenAIRE-Advance collaboration with other open access structures while creating Open Science Cloud will be one of the priorities. By implementing various initiatives emphasis will be given to fulfil the needs of researchers and public community. In the meeting takes part OpenAIRE national coordinator, KTU Library director Gintarė Tautkevičienė and Head of research information services Ieva Cesevičiūtė.