The European Commission (EC) has a Green policy on Open Access (OA) but has also announced a pilot project to fund APCs arising from publishing in Gold-only journals (e.g., SpringerOpen, BioMed Central).
Where applicable, a statement on how the underlying research materials – such as data samples or models – can be accessed is included. The recommended format is: “The research data associated with this paper which was funded by ERC is available at: [URL or DOI].”
The paper has to be made available open access within six months of the date of publication.
Eligible Research Outputs types include:
To maximise eligibility authors should ensure that the following is included in their article during drafting: