We are pleased to inform you that the new Impact Factor of IJMS has been released. According to the Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters in June 2016, the new Impact Factor is 3.257, and the 5-Year Impact Factor is 3.213. Compared to last year, the Impact Factor has increased by 14 percent (see figures below).
IJMS now ranks 110/289 (Q2) in the category ‘Biochemistry & Molecular Biology’ and 51/163 (Q2) in the category ‘Chemistry, Multidisciplinary’ and thus remains one of the highest ranking Open Access journals in chemistry.
Evolution of Impact Factor, Citations and Publications for IJMS:
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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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 pleased to announce the winners of IJMS’ travel awards. To affirm junior scientists’ achievement in their research work, IJMS set up five Travel Awards in 2016. More than 300 junior scientists applied for the travel awards. IJMS editorial broad members voted for the winners. Our five winners are announced here (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijms/awards.pdf)! We would like to congratulate them on behalf of our editorial board members and the editorial team!
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.
We warmly welcome delegates, sponsors and exhibitors to participate in the European Chapter Meeting of the Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine International Society 2016, which takes place from 28th June to 1st July in Uppsala, Sweden.
The theme of the conference is "Towards Future Regenerative Therapies”, aiming to bring together leading experts within the tissue engineering and regenerative medicine community to present and discuss their latest scientific and clinical developments.
Read further about the conference at http://www.termis.org/eu2016.
TERMIS-EU 2016 Business Plan Competition
The TERMIS-EU 2016 Business Plan Competition is an exciting entrepreneurial challenge for you and your team of students and young investigators to develop a business plan, regardless of your experience in research and business savvy.
This aims to provide a supportive environment where you will get mentoring from leading experts, which at the end of the competition, all our finalists would have a business plan that is robust enough to pitch.
Read further about the competition at http://www.termis.org/eu2016/bpc.php.