Engineering of Biomaterials is an open access journal that does not charge authors any fees for the publication of articles (no processing, submission or publishing fees).

  1. Papers for publication in journal „Engineering of Biomaterials / Inżynieria Biomateriałów" should be written in English. Minimum length of manuscript - 8 pages. Download manuscript template (Word)
  2. All articles are reviewed. Non-reviewed articles, including conference materials, will be printed in special issues at the end of the year.
  3. The authors should enclose a statement, that the article is original, has not been published previously and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  4. The Editors lead the policy of "ghostwriting" and "guest authorship" prevention.
    - "Ghostwriting" is the case of contributing a publication without revealing one's participation as one of the authors or without reference to their role in the acknowledgments in the publication.
    - "Guest authorship" (honorary authorship) is the case of insignificant contribution of the author or its complete absence and nevertheless being the author or co-author of the publication.
    The Editors require that authors should reveal individual co-authors' contribution (in percent). When submitting the manuscript, it is necessary to make a statement which of the authors contributed to: A - research concept and design, B - Collection and / or assembly of data, C - Data analysis and interpretation, D - Writing the article, E - Critical revision of the article, F - Final approval of the article. However, the corresponding author will chiefly be held responsible
  5. When submitting a manuscript, authors are asked to suggest at least four potential reviewers (title, first and last name, institution, e-mail). At least 2 reviewers should be from a country other than Poland. Reviewers may not be affiliated with the same institution as the author(s) and should not be in close personal or professional relationships with the author(s). The names of the reviewers may be (but not have to be) used by the Editorial Board.
  6. A manuscript should be organized in the following order:
    • TITLE
    • Authors and affiliations
    • Abstract (200-250 words) - it should reflect the structure of the article (introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion, conclusions)
    • Keywords (4-6)
    • Introduction
    • Materials and Methods
    • Results and Discussions
    • Conclusions
    • Acknowledgements
    • References
  7. Authors' full names and affiliations with postal addresses should be given. If authors have different affiliations use superscripts ¹,². ORCID iDs are required for all authors.
  8. The papers (including figures, tables, references) should be submitted as MS WORD file (Arial 9 point size font with 1.5 line spacing). SI units should be used.
  9. All illustrations, figures, graphs etc. preferably in black and white or grey scale should be additionaly presented in separate electronic files (format .jpg, .gif., .tiff, .bmp). High-resolution figures are required for publication, at least 300 dpi. All figures must be numbered in the order in which they appear in the paper and captioned below. They should be referenced in the text (e.g. FIG. 1, FIG. 2a, TABLE 1).
    Any image that is adapted or copied directly from another source needs to come with copyright permission. The original source must be acknowledged in the figure caption, as requested by the publisher.
  10. References should be listed at the end of the article. Number the references consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text. References should contain the authors' names and initials, full title of the paper, name of the journal (full or using Journal Abbreviations Index), volume number, year of publication, first and last page numbers.
    [1] Marciniak J.: Biomateriały w chirurgii kostnej, wyd. Politechniki Śląskiej, Gliwice 1992.
    [2] Chłopek J., Kmita G.: The study of lifetime of polymer and composite bone joint screws under cyclical loads and in vitro conditions. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 16 (2005) 1051-1060.
    [3] Dunne N.J., Daly C., Beverland D.E., Carey G., Orr J.F.: Mixing of acrylic bone cement-current theatre practices. Proceedings of the 7th World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, Australia (2004) 1465.
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  11. Opinion or notes of reviewers will be transferred to the author. If the corrected article will not be supplied on time, it means that the author has resigned from publication of work in our journal.
  12. The Editors reserve the right to improve manuscripts on grammar and style and to modify the manuscripts to fit in with the style of the journal. If extensive alterations are required, the manuscript will be returned to the authors for revision.
  13. Publisher does not pay royalties for publication of article.
  14. Papers will not be considered for publication until all the requirements will be fulfilled.
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