Pensoft Publishers (also known as: Pensoft) are an independent academic publishing company, well known worldwide for its innovative, cutting-edge publishing tools, workflows and methods for text and data publishing of journals, books and conference materials. Through its Research and Technical Development department, the company is involved in various research and technology projects. Pensoft also provides services in website design and development, building of integrated publishing platforms and in science communication.
Founded in 1992 "by scientists, for scientists" and initially focusing on book publishing, Pensoft is now a leading publisher of innovative open access journals. Pensoft has published more than 1,000 books and over 11,500 open access articles in a number of academic journals, hosted on the ARPHA Publishing Platform developed by the company. Among them, worth mentioning are Research Ideas and Outcomes, ZooKeys, Biodiversit