The Fonds de recherche du Québec support open science by joining cOAlition S | Fonds de recherche du Québec | FRQ
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"The Chief Scientist of Québec, Rémi Quirion, is pleased to announce that the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) are joining cOAlition S to implement immediate open access to scientific publications resulting from the research they fund. In doing so, the FRQ are joining forces with several funding agencies around the world that are working to accelerate the deployment of open access.
Launched in 2018, cOAlition S established the Plan S initiative to accelerate the transition towards open access to scientific publications. Organizations adhering to Plan S require that scientific articles resulting from their funding be made available in open access immediately upon publication.
Since 2019, the FRQ require that scientific articles generated by the research they fund be made available in open access within 12 months of publication. The FRQ will therefore amend their Open Access Policy to eliminate, by March 2023, this 12-month delay. Aware of the impacts that this change could have on the scientific and student community, the FRQ will gradually deploy the 10 principles of Plan S and establish measures to support members of this community...."