Pricing

Premium Onboarding

 
Free

For eligible OA journals1

12 month duration2

  • Assisted journal setup
  • Dedicated team of support engineers
  • Unlimited access to science.ai
  • Priority feature request access

Pay As You Go

 
$129/active user3
per month

starting at $129/month which includes 1 journal staff

No commitment

  • Fair Billing: Only pay for months used3
  • Unlimited journals and submissions
  • Earn more than 70% on all APC revenue4
  • 99.95% guaranteed uptime SLA5
  • 24/5 support with 8-hour response time
Break-even APC simulator
Break-even APC simulator
This simulator (formaly defined here) calculates the lowest APC that cancels science.ai costs.
Break-Even APC:$206.40
Average number submission received per month
Average number of months required to process 1 submission
Average number of editors required to process 1 submission
Average number of submission that an active user can process concurrently
Proportion of submission for which an APC is collected

Large Editorial Teams

 
Contact us

more than 12 journal staff

No commitment

  • Fair Billing: Only pay for months used3
  • Unlimited journals and submissions
  • Earn more than 70% on all APC revenue4
  • 99.95% guaranteed uptime SLA5
  • 24/5 support with 8-hour response time
1. Currently, only new OA journals (launching for the first time) are eligible for premium onboarding.
2. Premium onboarding is available to journals for one time only and cannot be renewed after the first 12 month duration has been completed.
3. Authors and reviewers are always free, and an unlimited number of journal staff (editors and producers) can be registered for free. science.ai only charges for editors and producers actively using the platform. Editors and producers are counted as active for a given month when they are involved with submissions in preparation, review or production.
4. Monthly revenue below science.ai monthly costs are processed without fees. Monthly revenue above science.ai monthly costs incur a 30% fee.
5. Service availability is measured monthly, excluding holidays and weekends and scheduled maintenance. Any downtime resulting from outages of third party connections or utilities or other reasons beyond control are excluded. For each period of downtime lasting longer than one hour, science.ai will credit journals 5% of monthly fees for each period of 30 or more consecutive minutes of downtime, provided that no more than 1 such credit will accrue per day. Journals must notify science.ai in writing within 24 hours from time of downtime to receive credit. Failure to provide notice, forfeits the right to receive credit. Credits may not be redeemed for cash and shall not cumulate beyond a total of credits for one week of monthly fees in any one calendar month.