BioMed Central Fund

In 2014 BUT became a member of BioMed Central. Authors from BUT have the opportunity of applying for the coverage of the publication fee of BioMed Central publishers.

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The applicant of the grant must be:

  • employee or student of BUT
  • first or corresponding author

Grant conditions:

  • The article has to be published in the journal which is scored according to the Methodology of Evaluation of Research Organizations and Evaluation of Finished Programmes (valid for years 2013 - 2015).
  • The journal must be fully OA and not just hybrid.
  • Author can apply only when there is no possibility of any other donation (grants, projects budget etc.)
  • The supported article must be uploaded to the institutional repository (BUT Digital Library).
  • The application must be send after the acceptation of the manuscript.

Our budget at BioMed central is 4000€ for 2014. Applications will be accepted until the money run out (on the base "first-come, first-served").

Contact person:

  • Petra Dedicova (

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