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Open Research Europe tool

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Credits: European Commission

Open Research Europe is an open access publishing platform for the publication of research stemming from Horizon 2020 funding across all subject areas. The platform makes it easy for Horizon 2020 beneficiaries to comply with the open access terms of their funding and offers researchers a publishing venue to share their results and insights rapidly and facilitate open, constructive research discussion.


Open Research Europe publishes articles across the Natura Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities stemming from Horizon 2020 funding.


Publishing process:


  • Article Submission: Submission is via a single-page submission system. The in-house editorial team carries out a comprehensive set of prepublication checks to ensure that all policies and ethical guidelines are adhered to.
  • Publication and Data Deposition: Once the article has passed the prepublication checks, the preprint version is published within 10 days, enabling immediate viewing and citation.
  • Open Peer Revie and Article Revision: Expert reviewers are selected and invited, and their reviews and names are published alongside the article, together with the authors’ responses and comments from registered users. Authors are encouraged to publish revised versions of their article. All versions of an article are linked and independently citable.
  • Send to Indexers and Repositories: Articles that pass peer review are sent to major indexing databases and repositories.

Read more about it here.