About us


Connecting the global scientific community


Responsible professional publishing of discerning quality content in medical, in natural and applied sciences.
EDP Open provides free access to enable rapid knowledge transfer and stimulate further developments and applications.


EDP Open is a platform providing global outreach of freely accessible content managed by EDP Sciences, a society-based professional publisher formed to serve the scientific community.

EDP Sciences is owned by scientists, driven by scientists for scientists.

EDP Open aims to engage the scientific community across a broad spectrum of existing and emerging disciplines to serve essential and new requirements of the scientific community in provision of a sustainable publishing enterprise that benefits discovery and development of science.


To develop a high quality list of open access journals to meet the increasing demand for high quality alternative journals of choice for authors than subscription restriction journals. It is essential that the journals are perceived as both high quality and global in outreach.

About us

EDP Open is a newly developed bespoke open access platform that will provide all the modern functionality required for easy search/find/location of relevant and related content published in an open access (free) environment. The emphasis of the design is simple and functional to enhance reader usage and access to content of interest. Publication will be online only and will provide timely publication with competitive accept to publication periods.

EDP has developed an expertise recognised internationally for processing and dissemination of scientific information and works in partnership with numerous learned societies, institutions and others publishers, globally.
EDP Sciences publishes more than 50 academic journals, most of them with an impact factor and among them prestigious journals such as Astronomy & Astrophysics (IF: 4.487), EPJ the European Physical Journals series, EPL Europhysics Letters, etc.

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