May 24, 2022

Max Planck Society and ScienceOpen Sign Open Access Publishing Partnership Agreement

From Today’s Announcement:

The Max Planck Society (MPG), an independent, nonprofit German research organization and ScienceOpen, the research + Open Access publishing network based in Germany and the USA, have signed an agreement that will allow authors affiliated to MPG as members of one of its 82 institutes and research facilities, unlimited free publication of posters and research articles in 2015.

ScienceOpen facilitates immediate publication of research papers on its platform and aggregates nearly 1.4 million Open Access (OA) articles from other leading publishers. It encourages commenting and Post-Publication Peer Review of all content on the site. The MPG is an advocate for and co-founder of the international Open Access movement, it has negotiated favorable publishing terms for its researchers at all career levels with a range of OA titles that now include ScienceOpen.


Science Open was ounded in 2013 in Berlin and Boston by Dr. Alexander Grossmann and Tibor Tscheke [and has offices in Berlin and Boston].

Read the Complete Announcement

Direct to ScienceOpen (Search and Browse Open Access Papers)


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