The Company of Biologists appoint Suweco as exclusive representative in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia

We are delighted to announce that we have signed an exclusive agreement with Suweco to represent us in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.

With over twenty-five years’ experience of working with publishers, librarians and consortia, Suweco’s expertise and local knowledge will support librarians to enable researchers in the region to publish their work Open Access with our Read & Publish initiative.

Over 800 institutions in 49 countries are now participating in our Read & Publish Open Access (OA) initiative, and this is helping to drive significant growth in OA publishing in our leading peer-reviewed hybrid journals (Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology) and our fully OA journals (Disease Models & Mechanisms and Biology Open).

Rich Blount, Regional Sales Manager at The Company of Biologists, says:

“We are pleased to secure this agreement with Suweco and look forward to working closely with them in the years to come to support the library and research community in the region. Our Read & Publish agreements enable researchers to benefit from being able to publish their work more widely as well as providing access to the high-quality content of our prestigious journals.”

Nina Suškevičová, Director at Suweco, says:

“We are happy to be working with The Company of Biologists. We believe that their Read & Publish Open Access initiative will be successful in our region and we intend to help the Company support the library and research community. We think that the initiative can be of great benefit to researchers in the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia.”