Is R2R not-for-profit?


Staff member
Well, it’s certainly not making a profit at the moment! But, seriously, R2R is owned and operated by a private company called Scholarly & Academic Services Ltd, which is wholly-owned by one individual. So it is a private business, and does not have a not-for-profit or community enterprise status. But it is a very small business, run primarily to support the scholarly communications community, not to enrich some corporate shareholders. So far, each R2R Conference has made a small profit or loss, of a few thousand pounds (we lost several thousand pounds putting on the first hybrid event in 2022), and has yet to pay the company’s founder anything at all for the many hundreds of days’ work involved.