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Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 2013/06/10 - Upon commencement of Asia Based International Open Access Journal of Science, Science Postprint, recruiting referees for peer-review. Part of the profit will be contributed as research funds to research institutions.
General Healthcare Inc. (Headquarter: Minato-ku, Tokyo Japan, CEO: Shinichiro Takezawa, hereinafter referred to as “GH”), providing variety of web solution mainly to healthcare and life-science related industry, released an International Open Access Journal of science, Science Postprint, and is recruiting academic referees for peer-review.
Since modern times, the West has been the center of development of .International academic journal of science, and Asia based service has never been in existence. Science Postprint’s objective is to become the foundation of industry-academia collaboration and international collaborative research by improving researching environment accordingly with the growth of science and technology study in Asia area.
From an Exclusive Domestic Environment to an Open Global Environment
Japan, recently, has been improving its academic research level and turning out a number of Nobel Prize winners, however, its researching environment has not been developed enough. Formerly, Japan’s academic publication was exclusive and non-international, and its initiative was taken by academic institution and University presses expect some academic journals. Due to this situation, General Healthcare Inc. decided to publish the first International Open Access Journal of Science in the modern science history, Science Postprint (hereinafter referred to as “SPP”), based on its company mission: promote distribution of specialized information.
On-line Free Perusal Available for Everyone
Scientific Journal is on its transition period, and former system of publishing paper-medium scientific journal is on the decline. Open Access Journal which has high flexibility of copy-right and allows free perusal of articles on-line to everyone is becoming more diffused. By integrating the concept of Open Access Journal, SPP made free subscription; high flexibility of copyright; unlimited on-line capacity; prompt peer-review and publication as its fundamental policy. SPP is a scientific journal specialized in medical and life-science field.
Recruitment of Referees ~Contributes Part of the Profit
SPP is recruiting volunteering referees from non-profit organizations to peer-review medical and life-science field papers. Unlike other journals, SPP has formulated a point-system which contributes part of the profit to research institutions based on the earned points instead of a complete voluntary peer-review. Other privileges such as free membership fees and discount on submission of articles are available for the betterment of researching environment. We will gradually expand our business towards the researcher throughout the world.
About General Healthcare Inc.
1. Corporate Name: General Healthcare Inc.
2. Representative Name: Shinichiro Takezawa
3. Address: 2-2-12 Aoyama Minato-ku Tokyo, Japan
4. Description of Business: An enterprise aiming to make the best use of the information and technology related to healthcare promptly.