to promote the dissemination of high-quality research without private
intermediaries, for instance through the creation of top-level open access journals with low article-processing charges (€500/article + VAT);
to prioritize standards of excellence and complete transparency in the process of open dissemination of science;
to promote the training of early carrier scientists from around the world, prioritizing excellence.
To achieve these goals, we:
will create, maintain and promote top-level scientific journals for the
dissemination of scientific knowledge of high quality. These OA journals will be handled by reputed, altruistic scientists, and the acceptance
criteria for submitted manuscripts willstrictlybe based on scientific and ethical principles. A low publication fee will be
charged for the open-access articles, which will exclusively be used to maintain this activity and to achieve the mission of the association, namely the training of young talented
will create, organize maintain and finance an international program of grants for the training of young scientists; hence, Master
scholarships, PhD and Postdoctoral grants, grants to attend scientific conferences and the funding of training periods in research labs will be proposed to students worldwide. The selection criteria
of the candidates will solely be based on academic excellence.
will organize scientific meetings and conferences.
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