Introducing: The APE Award for Innovation in Scholarly Communication

The Berlin Institute for Scholarly Publishing in partnership with Digital Science are delighted to announce the inaugural APE Award for Innovation in Scholarly Communication. 

About the award

The prize will be awarded to an individual who has demonstrated innovation in scholarly communication. The innovation may be specific, for example through business models and technology, or through long-term contributions in theory and practice.

Nominees may be part of established publishers, start-ups, infrastructure organisations, academic institutions, funders, or they can be independent.

The winner will receive 1000 Euros, a complementary ticket to the 2023 APE conference, 500 Euros towards hotel costs, and 1500 Euros towards travel costs.

How to apply

We are currently welcoming nominations. Please send a 250-word statement and a letter of recommendation to deadline for submission is 30th November 2022.

The winner will be carefully selected by our expert panel of judges. The winner will be informed by mid- December.

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