Karger Publishers has acquired the British company Research Publishing International (RPI) for an undisclosed amount. Together, RPI and Karger will support researchers and the Health Sciences/Healthcare ecosystem in making scientific findings more accessible and comprehensible to a wider audience.
(27 Jun 2022) On 16 June 2022, Karger Publishers acquired the science communications agency Research Publishing International, based in Gloucestershire, UK, in a move to strengthen its publishing business and expand its service portfolio. Karger supports the knowledge transfer cycle from scientific research to clinical practice, patients, and caregivers through its Healthcare publications and content services. By joining forces, RPI and Karger will also be able to provide more services to researchers who would like to have their work translated into easily accessible language and more creative formats, such as animations and podcasts, to reach a wider audience.
RPI is a broad service media agency specialized in working with scientists and researchers all over the world. It streamlines research removing barriers to communication: It helps scientists reach huge global audiences by communicating scientific knowledge in an easy-to-understand language and an engaging creative format. It also provides a platform for researchers to share their studies whilst ensuring the work is in context by providing supporting data and conclusions.
Under Karger ownership, RPI will continue to operate as an independent company. It will remain active in other verticals alongside Health Sciences and serve a wide range of customers in the academic and corporate sphere, including publishers.
The press release in full is here.