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Stuttgart and Berlin, 20 July 2022 – Thieme and ResearchGate have begun a collaboration to increase the visibility of scientific content. With over 20 million members, ResearchGate provides a platform for researchers to share and discover research, build their networks, and advance their careers. The collaboration will enable direct access on ResearchGate to all scientific articles in the 50 open access journals published by Thieme, whose mission is to improve health and healthcare by providing the key information at the right time and in the right place.

With its offers in chemistry and medicine, Thieme actively supports information sharing and communication processes in science and medical training, specialist training and advanced training. “Our open access publications provide high-quality research findings that have undergone rigorous peer review and make them available for free”, says Veronika Spinka, Senior Vice President Science at Thieme. “At the same time, we believe that it is just as important to make this content visible, since this increases its use for the expert community. ResearchGate has built an interactive digital environment that the global scientific community uses both regularly and enthusiastically. By also publishing Thieme’s open access journals directly on the ResearchGate platform, we have created an additional avenue to access them and have provided scientists with an option to actively connect with one another through their own research papers.” Journals made accessible through this collaboration include SynOpen, Endoscopy International Open, and the American Journal of Perinatology Reports. The initial collaboration will run for 12 months, beginning in June 2022.

Philipp Hess, Head of Publisher Relations at ResearchGate: “ResearchGate and Thieme share the vision of empowering researchers to do their best work. We are delighted to be working with Thieme to bring high-quality content to researchers and help authors increase the visibility of their research.”

About Thieme Group

Thieme is a leading supplier of information and services contributing to the improvement of healthcare and health. Employing more than 1,000 staff, the family-owned company develops products and services in digital and other media for the medical and chemistry sectors. Operating internationally with offices in 11 cities worldwide, the Thieme Group works closely with a strong network of experts and partners. The products and services are based on the high-quality content of Thieme’s 4,400 books and 200 medical and scientific journals. With solutions for professionals, Thieme supports information processes in research, education, and patient care. Medical students, physicians, nurses, allied health specialists, hospitals, health insurance companies and others interested in health and healthcare are at the focus of Thieme’s activities. The mission of the Thieme Group is to provide these markets with precisely the information, services, and products they need in their specific work situation and career. Providing top-quality services that are highly relevant to specific audiences, Thieme contributes to a better medicine and healthier lives. For more information about Thieme, please visit

About ResearchGate

ResearchGate is the professional network for researchers. Over 20 million researchers use to share and discover research, build their networks, and advance their careers. Based in Berlin, ResearchGate was founded in 2008. Its mission is to connect the world of science and make research open to all.


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