Business Finland open science requirements
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The articles should be made open in one of the following ways:
by publishing articles in the Open Access journals,
by self-archiving articles e.g. in an institutional repository (ACRIS in Aalto University)
It is not recommended to publish in hybrid open access journals in which some of the articles are opened by paying the article processing charge (APC).
Embargoes (publication delay periods) for the opening of publications is allowed
Humanities and social sciences: 12 months
Other fields: 6 months
Please also note that
The project research plan must include a publication plan in which Open Access publishing is taken into account
Publication costs are no longer eligible costs in the project planning stage as they are now already included in the overhead cost multiplier for Aalto researchers. If you have questions regarding this, you should contact the Grant Advisor(s) in your school.
It is recommended to provide access to research material (e.g., research data) considering the legal framework and agreements.
Data management plan (DMP) must be included to the research plan.
More information on open access publishing
Instructions on open access publishing in ACRIS
Take advantage of the open access agreements we have with the publishers. Under the agreements, Aalto affiliated corresponding authors can publish their articles without the open access fees (APC) or get discounts on them.
More information on open research data
Properly managed research data creates competitive edge and is an important part of a high-quality research process. Here you will find links to support, services and instructions for research data management.
A Data Management Plan (DMP) is a formal document that specifies how research data are handled during and after a research project.