About Plan S
Plan S is an initiative for Open Access publishing that was launched in September 2018. The plan is supported by cOAlition S, an international consortium of research funders. Plan S requires that, from 2020, scientific publications that result from research funded by public grants must be published in compliant Open Access journals or platforms.
Vinnova, Sweden’s Innovation Agency, Joins cOAlition S
Sweden’s government agency for innovation is the latest funder to join the coalition and demonstrate its commitment to the realisation of science without publication paywalls.
OA2020 and cOAlition S Launch Joint Statement
Joint statement of OA2020 and cOAlition S: research performing and research funding organizations working together to accelerate the transition to open access
São Paulo Statement on Open Access
The African Open Science Platform, AmeLICA, cOAlition S, OA2020, and SciELO launch the São Paulo Statement on Open Access
cOAlition S Seeks an Open Access Champion
cOAlition S is seeking to appoint an Open Access Champion to help to accelerate the transition to full and immediate Open Access
cOAlition S funders
After 1 January 2020 scientific publications on the results from research funded by public grants provided by national and European research councils and funding bodies, must be published in compliant Open Access Journals or on compliant Open Access Platforms.