GRID release 2017-08-10

<div>A database of over 76,000 research institutes with persistent identifiers.</div><div><br></div><div>This release contains a small change to the Geonames region format, the ascii_name field is now optional.</div><div><br></div><div>New institutes added from:</div><div><div> - Various sources from France, Australia, United Kingdom, United States</div><div> - Crossref Open Funder Registry</div></div><div><br></div><div>QA:</div><div><div> - Update of Geonames IDs</div><div> - Marconi Company Group Review</div><div> - Structure of Hungarian Academy of Sciences</div><div> - Review of Wikidata feedback</div></div><div><br></div><div>Note: the geonames information is from and licensed as CC-BY 3.0.</div>