Academy of Finland’s discussions about Plan S implementation guidance

Academy of Finland’s discussions about Plan S implementation guidance

The group of European research funders known as cOAlition S has launched an open consultation to seek feedback and comments from the scientific community on the implementation of Plan S, the initiative for open access publishing. Comments can be sent online at

Academy of Finland organised two discussions about implementation of Plan S.

The first discussion was organised on 10 December 2018 at Finlandia Hall.See the presentation slides (mostly in Finnish) and the videos from the event (in Finnish) on our Finnish-language website.

The second discussion, held 11.1.2019 (in English): 


Plan S is a European initiative for open access publishing that was launched in September 2018. The group known as cOAlition S, which promotes the Plan S initiative, comprises 15 national research funders including the Academy of Finland.

The implementation guidance prepared by the coalition was released on Tuesday 27 November. The guidance will be open for feedback until 1 February 2019.

The guidance serves to clarify the Plan S provisions and describes implementation methods. It also provides responses to questions and comments arising from online discussions and debates on Plan S.

You may also send your comments, questions and suggestions to the Academy of Finland by email at


  • Riitta Maijala, Vice President for Research, tel. +358 295 335 002, firstname.lastname(at)
  • Jyrki Hakapää, Senior Science Adviser, tel. +358 295 335 020, firstname.lastname(at)
  • Riitta Tirronen, Director of Communications, tel. +358 295 335 118, firstname.lastname(at)
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