Inventions — Open Access Journal

Inventions (ISSN 2411-5134) is an international scientific peer-reviewed open access journal published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted in 2017.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 21 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.7 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • Recognition of reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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2 October 2018
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Special Issues

Special Issue in Inventions
Electric Drives for Transportation Electrification and Industrial Systems Guest Editors: Osama A. Mohammed, Ahmed Mohamed, Tarek Youssef
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Inventions
Automatic Control and System Theory Guest Editors: Luigi Fortuna, Maide Bucolo
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Special Issue in Inventions
Thermodynamics in the 21st Century Guest Editors: Alexander Klimenko, Hal Gurgenci, Debra J. Searles (Bernhardt)
Deadline: 28 February 2019
Special Issue in Inventions
Structural Health Monitoring and Their Applications Across Industry Guest Editor: Qing Wang
Deadline: 30 March 2019

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Inventions
Patent Summary Collection Editor: Chien-Hung Liu
Topical Collection in Inventions
Feature Innovation Papers Collection Editor: Chien-Hung Liu

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