Welcome to EDP OPEN

We are a not-for-profit publisher belonging to learned societies that have given us the mission to participate in the dissemination of important research work selected by a criterion of quality as a goal of accelerating scientific progress and cross-fertilisation of ideas of the society in general. EDP Open is the Open Access arm of EDP Sciences, a leading scientific publisher created in 1920 and now expanding globally. EDP Open also provides access to free content made available from the EDP Sciences platform.

EDP Open achieves responsible professional publishing of discerning quality content in medical, in natural and applied sciences with free access, to foster knowledge transfer and stimulate further developments and applications.
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4open announce the publication of their first article in the field of physics
16/08/18

4open has published its first article in the field of physics. The article – “Various damage mechanisms in carbon and silicon materials under femtosecond x-ray irradiation” by Nikita Medvedev et al, is o read on the 4open website.

The article presents research results on damage mechanisms in materials irradiated with fem-tosecond free-electron-laser (FEL) pulses.

4open is currently encouraging submissions in the multi- and inter-disciplinary fields of natural sciences, medicine and technology, including material sciences and engineering.

Visit the 4open website to read the instructions for authors and submit your article.

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EDP Sciences journals continue to deliver impact in the 2017 Journal Citation Reports®
09/07/18

Paris, 26th June 2018: EDP Sciences reports another robust performance in the 2017 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) published by Clarivate Analytics, 2018.

Over half of the 21 EDP Sciences journals indexed show an increase in their Impact Factor, with 47% increasing by over 10%.

Journal highlights include:

  • Astronomy & Astrophysics increases its Impact Factor by 11% to 5.565, having continued to climb for the past three years. The journal remains in the top 10 in the Astronomy and Astrophysics category, and a leading source of original research, rated 10th out of 66 journals in the discipline.
  • Parasite maintains a strong Impact Factor of 2.069. The journal is ranked 18th out of 37 journals in the Parasitology category.
  • International Journal of Limnology and Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems both maintained a 5-year Impact Factor of above 1 (1.228 and 1.820 respectively). Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems saw an Impact Factor increase of 25% when compared with last year.

“EDP Sciences is delighted to see the impact that our journals continue to make in the respective disciplines. Titles are growing and being cited consistently, with a cumulative increase in Impact Factor of 5% in the past year” remarked Agnès Henri, Managing Director at EDP Sciences. “EDP Sciences will continue to promote scientific excellence, supported by the hard work of the editorial teams and the contributing authors, who ensure the performance of our journals every year.

For more information on the EDP Sciences Impact Factors please contact Charlotte Van Rooyen ( \n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

About EDP Sciences

EDP Sciences is a not-for-profit publisher, established in 1920, belonging to learned societies with a mission to participate in the dissemination of important research that accelerates scientific progress and cross-fertilisation of ideas of the society in general. EDP Sciences is located in Paris, London, and Shenzen and publishes over 55 scientific journals in the physical sciences, mathematics, life and environmental sciences, energy, materials and engineering, health and biomedical sciences. It also publishes 20 professional magazines, conference proceedings (www.webofconferences.org) and books.

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4open publishes letter evaluating pragmatic cancer approach
28/06/18

After a scene-setting editorial, and invited commentary on the Open Access and Open Science landscape, 4open has published a letter appraising current aspects of focus in cancer research.

Read “Pragmatic cancer approach – time to change?”sut Tez on the 4open website.

4open is also featured in the latest issue of European Biotechnology, where Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Björn Brücher comments that “n is a journal both for established teams and young researchers” and seeks “excellence in science.

4open is currently inviting submissions in the multi- and inter-disciplinary fields of natural sciences, technology, and medicine, including material sciences and engineering.

Visit the 4open website to read the instructions for authors and submit your article.

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