Open Access


Open science is a new paradigm that entails several benefits for research:

  • Increasing the visibility, reputation, and public recognition
  • Allowing authors to retain ownership of rights and set the conditions of use
  • Promoting the rigor and quality of the research
  • Improving transparency of the evaluation and monitoring of the research. Increases the credibility
  • Solving the current social issues
  • Giving back to society the investment that research entails
  • Ensuring long term access, aside from commercial initiatives
  • Contributing to the economic and social development  
  • Getting a collaborative and non-competitive science
  • Accelerating the innovation and increasing the efficiency
  • Developing more research with the same data
  • Promoting the citizenship participation in the research, increasing the confidence in the research
  • Contributing to the knowledge democratization