Journal of Functional Biomaterials

Journal of Functional Biomaterials is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open access journal on materials for biomedical use and is published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, PMCEmbase, Inspec, CAPlus / SciFinder, AGRIS, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Engineering, Biomedical) / CiteScore - Q2 (Biomedical Engineering)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 11.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 4.901 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 6.070 (2021)
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Topic in Biomechanics, Biomimetics, JFB, Materials, Metals
New Trends in Bio-Resorbable Metal Topic Editors: Tullio Monetta, Annalisa Acquesta
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Topic in JNT, Nanomaterials, Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutics, JFB
New Challenges in Ocular Drug Delivery Topic Editors: Rosario Pignatello, Hugo Almeida, Debora Santonocito, Carmelo Puglia
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Topic in Brain Sciences, Future Pharmacology, JFB, Materials, Pharmaceutics
Smart Materials: New Tools for the Treatment of Brain Diseases Topic Editors: Allegra Conti, Nicola Toschi, Sébastien Mériaux, Sergio Moya, Danijela Gregurec
Deadline: 31 October 2023
Topic in Applied Nano, JFB, Materials, Particles, Polymers
Nanotechnological Advancement in Biopolymer Functionalization Topic Editors: Pritam Kumar Dikshit, Vijayanand S. Moholkar, Mamata Singhvi, Suchada Chanprateep Napathorn
Deadline: 20 December 2023
Special Issue in JFB
Biodegradable Polymers and Textiles Guest Editors: Sandra Varnaitė-Žuravliova, Jolanta Sereikaitė, Julija Baltušnikaitė-Guzaitienė
Deadline: 20 June 2023
Special Issue in JFB
State-of-the-Art Functional Biomaterials in Italy Guest Editors: Vincenzo Guarino, Ugo D'Amora
Deadline: 14 July 2023
Special Issue in JFB
Feature Papers in Dental Biomaterials Guest Editor: Gianrico Spagnuolo
Deadline: 20 July 2023
Special Issue in JFB
Biomaterials and Bioengineering in Dentistry Guest Editors: Dileep Sharma, Poornima Ramamurthy, Kate Miller, Stephen Hamlet
Deadline: 31 July 2023
Topical Collection in JFB
Biocements for Medical/Dental Purposes Collection Editor: James Kit-Hon Tsoi
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