The Company of Biologists appoints Prenax as exclusive representative in Spain

We are delighted to announce that we have signed an exclusive agreement with Prenax, the world’s largest European-owned subscriptions management partner, to represent us in Spain.

This new partnership offers opportunities to expand our Read & Publish initative in Spain and benefit the academic community to publish their research fee-free and immediately Open Access in our leading peer-reviewed journals: Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology, Disease Models & Mechanisms and Biology Open.

The Company of Biologists and the Prenax team will both be exhibiting at REBIUN, the University of Jaén, Spain from 22-24 May 2024.

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

“We look forward very much to working with Prenax as our exclusive representative in Spain to build on the success of our Read & Publish Open Access initiative. We are confident that Prenax’s excellent relationships with libraries, plus their ability to provide top quality local support, will enable more researchers in Spain to benefit from uncapped, immediate and fee-free OA publishing in our journals through Read & Publish agreements.”

Leonor Silva, country manager at Prenax Spain, says:

“By partnering with The Company of Biologists through Read & Publish agreements, Prenax will play a key role in supporting open science initiatives across Spanish academic institutions. This collaboration enables The Company of Biologists to expand its reach and impact within the library and research community, facilitating researchers to publish open access articles in five leading peer-reviewed journals. This partnership enhances support to libraries and research communities, while offering a personalised service to our institutional customers. This agreement allows us to promote the growth of published articles, providing a cost-neutral model that offers excellent value to universities. Furthermore, by enabling researchers to publish open access articles, the agreement contributes to the advancement of scientific knowledge while aligning with the principles of open access publishing and equitable dissemination of research findings.
In summary, this partnership with The Company of Biologists represents a strategic opportunity for Prenax to contribute to the growth and development of the biological sciences community in the region and enhance customer service through cost-effective solutions and support for Opublishing initiatives.”