Finland and Frontiers set up nationwide Open Entry settlement  – Science & analysis information



Facilitated by FinELib consortium and commencing on 1st April, this three-year settlement will permit teachers from taking part establishments to make the most of all the advantages of open entry whereas having fun with simplified processes and discounted charges for his or her establishments whereas publishing with Frontiers, the world’s third most-cited writer.  

Finland expands Frontiers’ Nordic cohort and joins ranks with Norway and Sweden of their dedication to Open Science (picture credit score: Frontiers)

“As extra Finnish researchers select to publish their analysis with Frontiers, we’re delighted to have the ability to supply vital advantages to the group of students. We have already got profitable collaboration with a couple of Finnish establishments and stay up for welcoming new ones to Frontiers’ partnerships program,” says Ronald Buitenhuis, Frontiers’ head of institutional partnerships. 

Along with straightforward compliance, rapid entry, and fast dissemination, the Article Processing Prices (APCs) for authors affiliated with the taking part establishments and paid for by the establishment shall be granted a ten% partnership low cost. Ten organizations have already joined, together with main universities and hospitals, and we anticipate extra Finnish analysis establishments and universities to comply with. All taking part establishments will profit from the identical phrases and circumstances, no matter dimension or analysis output.  

“This partnership with Finland reinforces Europe’s main and visionary transition to Open Science,” feedback Dr. Frederick Fenter, chief govt editor at Frontiers. “By offering rapid and unrestricted entry to the most recent analysis, we will amplify Open Science’s energy to tell, educate, and progress.”  

Arja Tuuliniemi, head of providers at FinELib consortium, mentions, “Facilitating cooperation with gold open-access publishers is a vital path to reaching the aim of rapid Open Entry. The settlement with Frontiers is our first partnership with a pure OA writer, and it definitely places us in a stronger place of engaging in Finnish analysis group’s govt plan of Open Entry to Scholarly Publications.” 

For Frontiers, this settlement turns into the eighth nationwide publishing partnership including to the present set of nationwide preparations with Austria, Luxembourg, Norway, Qatar, Sweden, the UK, Switzerland and 10 further consortia partnerships, together with three with main funders (Invoice & Melinda Gates Basis, the Austrian Science Fund [FWF], and the Luxembourg Nationwide Fund), offering seamless and cost-effective entry of Frontiers’ providers to over 600 particular person establishments worldwide. Frontiers’ daring engagement in supporting establishments in constructing the frameworks and infrastructure mandatory for a world transition to Open Entry continues.  


Notes to editors: 

For extra data, please contact  

Ronald Buitenhuis, head of institutional partnerships, Frontiers, [email protected] 

Arja Tuuliniemi, head of licensing, FinELib, [email protected]    

For media inquiries, please contact [email protected]  

Photograph credit score: Frontiers 


Frontiers is the third most-cited and ninth largest analysis writer and we publish groundbreaking discoveries by the world’s prime consultants. Scientists empower society and our mission is to speed up scientific discovery by making science open. We place the researcher on the heart of every little thing we do and allow the analysis group to develop the options we have to stay wholesome lives on a wholesome planet. 

That includes custom-built know-how, synthetic intelligence, and rigorous high quality requirements, our analysis articles have been considered greater than 1.6 billion occasions, reflecting the ability of analysis that’s open for all. For extra data, go to  


FinELib is a consortium of Finnish universities, analysis establishments, and public libraries with a mission to supply open entry to data for all by selling open publishing and growing availability of e-resources. FinELib believes openness accelerates the event of science and brings the analysis outcomes quick and successfully into use for everyone. For extra data, go to

Checklist of Collaborating Establishments: 

Aalto College 

College of Lapland 

Nationwide Defence College (together with army colleges) 

Tampere College (together with Tampere College Hospital) 

Abo Akademi College 

Laurea College of Utilized Sciences 

Tampere College of Utilized Sciences 

Pure Assets Institute Finland 

VTT Technical Analysis Centre of Finland