Research funders pledge financial support for open access office
The European Science Foundation will host and operate a newly established office to support the implementation of Open Access publishing. The initiative will be implemented in partnership with cOAlition S, an international consortium of research funders striving for immediate open access to research publications. To date, 10 funders, including national funding agencies and philanthropic organisations, will provide financial support of over €2 million for this activity.
Starting in January 2020, the ESF will be hosting and operating the cOAlition S Executive Office at its headquarters in Strasbourg. The office will support the cOAlition S governance to achieve its priority actions towards the implementation of open access, it will foster public outreach and dissemination.
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