OAPEN has gained funding from the European Commission, and will be seeking partners at the Frankfurt Book Fair
The European Commission has reached agreement with the OAPEN consortium to fund the OAPEN project with €900,000 from the eContentplus Programme. The project started in September 2008 with a kick off meeting in Göttingen. A Scientific Board has been established and an External Stakeholders Group is currently being formed.
Positive evaluation European Commission for proposal Open Access Publishing in European Networks (OAPEN)
The European Commission announced that the proposal from Amsterdam University Press together with five European University Presses within the eContentplusProgramme, has been selected for negotiations on funding.