Europa macht vorwärts mit Open Access | NZZ
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From Google's English: "An alliance of eleven national science funds passed "Plan S" last week, where the S stands for "Science", "Shock" or "Speed". The plan obliges recipients to make their articles available to interested researchers and laymen immediately and openly to interested researchers and lay people as of 1 January 2020 - otherwise they face severe sanctions.
The fund group behind Plan S includes research funding from France, Luxembourg and the United Kingdom. They all belong to the scientific umbrella organization Science Europe, founded in Brussels, and invest more than CHF 8.5 billion in research projects each year. With Plan S they demand from the beneficiaries that they publish their study results in the direct ("golden") way in open access journals...."