Receive your 75% APC discount with BMJ Open

Did you know that Research to Publication users can claim a 75% discount on the Article Publishing Charge (APC) for all Protocols accepted in BMJ Open?*

BMJ Open is an online, open access journal, dedicated to publishing medical research from all disciplines and therapeutic areas. With an impact factor of 2.376, BMJ Open publishes all research study types, from protocols through phase 1 trials to meta-analyses, including small, specialist studies, and negative studies.

This APC discount is included as a part of your existing subscription to Research to Publication.

Share these steps with users to take advantage of 75% APC discount with BMJ Open:

  1. Log in to and complete the ‘How to write and publish a study protocol: overview module.
  2. Download your module certificate and send this to the BMJ Open Editorial office at You will be provided with a BMJ Open APC discount code.
  3. Once your protocol has been accepted you will receive an invoice. You will be prompted to apply the discount code in order to reduce the cost of the APC by 75%.

Please share this information with any of your staff or users that are eligible to use Research to Publication. If you need any further support, please contact


*Valid for subscriptions purchased before June 2020.

Subscriptions purchase after July 1, 2020 should explore the latest Open Access Discounts for users.

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