« Publishers who wish to provide open access publishing services based on APCs for Wellcome grantholders must commit to providing a service which meets our requirements.
(…) We recognise that relationships in the publication process are not straightforward – Wellcome has a grant-funding relationship with a researcher, who then establishes a relationship with a publisher.
This can lead to confusion around what we at Wellcome expect from publishers. So we want to clarify the service that publishers who receive Wellcome funds need to provide.
Publishers are requested to sign up to our new requirements by 16 December 2016. They will come into force from 1 April 2017. (…) »