MDPI is Attending the 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, August 17, 2016 13:33

We are pleased to announce that MDPI will be attending the 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition (21-25 August, 2016) representing the following open access journals:

Marine Drugs
Applied Sciences

If you are also attending this conference, please feel free to stop by our booth (Booth 411) and meet our representatives.

Conference details:

ACS - American Chemical Society Fall Meeting 2016
21-25 August, 2016

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St
PA 19107

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2015 Impact Factor Released for Applied Sciences – 1.726, June 14, 2016 16:22


We are pleased to inform you that the new Impact Factor of Applied Sciences has been released. According to the Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters in June 2016, the new Impact Factor is 1.726, and the 5-Year Impact Factor is 1.773. Compared to last year, the Impact Factor has increased by 16 percent (see figures below).

Applied Sciences now ranks 129/271 (Q2) in the category ‘Materials Science, Multidisciplinary’, 83/163 (Q3) in ‘Chemistry, Multidisciplinary’, and 64/145 (Q2) in the category 'Physics, Applied’.


Evolution of Impact Factor, Citations and Publications for Applied Sciences:

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Applied Sciences 2017 Travel Awards, May 12, 2016 12:02

We are pleased to announce that another MDPI journal is offering awards to support and encourage junior researchers.

The journal Applied Sciences is currently accepting applications and nominations for two Travel Awards to sponsor postdoctoral researchers to attend conferences in 2017. Find more information about the awards and how to apply here.

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Axioms, Behavioral Sciences, Photonics, Separations and Toxics added to the Emerging Sources Citation Index in Web of Science, March 31, 2016 15:32

We are pleased to announce that the journals Axioms, Behavioral Sciences, Photonics, Separations and Toxics were recently accepted for inclusion in the newly launched Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) in Web of Science.

ESCI serves to highlight promising journals which are still under consideration for the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) or the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).


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(SSCI), and Web of Science™ (WoS) are Thomson Reuters products.

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New Editorial Office in Barcelona, Spain, March 24, 2016 11:19

We are excited to announce the opening of our new editorial office in Barcelona, Spain. The launch team is led by a Senior Editor and comprises further staff holding doctoral degrees with several years of research experience. The new editorial team will help us to get closer to European research communities and progress Sciforum, the platform to support the scientific community via conference hosting and other functions. They will also help spread the word about Open Access and meet academics at scientific events.

We are in the process of hiring more doctoral and masters graduates to join the editorial team and welcome applications via For contact details about the office, see our contact page.

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Membership Established with the Max Planck Society, February 22, 2016 17:14

We are pleased to announce that the Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) has signed an agreement with MDPI to support authors associated with the Max Planck Society (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft). As of 22 February 2016, corresponding authors will receive full funding from the MPDL for articles published in MDPI journals, with a 10% discount applied to the Article Processing Charges. Additional details can be found at our institutional membership page.

Founded in 1948, The Max Planck Society is one of Germany’s leading research organizations, and is currently made up of 83 institutes conducting basic research in natural sciences, life sciences, social sciences and humanities. 18 Nobel laureates have emerged from its ranks of scientists and the society has more than 15,000 publications in scientific journals each year.


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