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New Content ItemBiomaterials Research 2021 Impact Factor: 15.863

Q1 in Biomedical Engineering (3/98)
Q1 in Biomaterials Materials Science (2/45)

Aims and scope

Biomaterials Research is an open access journal that publishes articles on all aspects of biomaterials research. The journal covers the interdisciplinary fields of biomaterials research, including novel biomaterials, cutting-edge technologies of biomaterials synthesis and fabrication, and biomedical applications in clinics and industry.

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Why publish your article in Biomaterials Research?

We are the leading open access journal covering the interdisciplinary fields for biomaterials research.

We ensure that your article can be easily discovered, accessed, understood, used and shared - and act as a springboard for further discovery.

Our renowned editorial team offers expert early guidance for researchers, helping transform ideas into discoveries.

By combining rigorous expert assessment with our extensive peer review network, we provide a swift service with the highest standards.

Winner of the 2021 Biomaterials Research Award

We are pleased to announce the following article as the winner of the 2021 Biomaterials Research Award:

Recent advances in transdermal drug delivery systems: a review
Woo Yeup Jeong, Mina Kwon, Hye Eun Choi & Ki Su Kim
Biomaterials Research volume 25, Article number: 24 (2021)

2021 winner

Winner of the 2020 Biomaterials Research Award

We are pleased to announce the following article as the winner of the 2020 Biomaterials Research Award:

Electrochemical biosensors: perspective on functional nanomaterials for on-site analysis
Il-Hoon Cho, Dong Hyung Kim & Sangsoo Park
Biomaterials Research volume 24, Article number: 6 (2020)

2020 winner

Society affiliation

Biomaterials Research is the official journal of the Korean Society for BioMaterials (KSBM). Learn more about the society.

To join KSBM, please click here.


This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies Grant funded by the Korean Government(Ministry of Education).


We are pleased to announce that all articles published in Biomaterials Research are included in PubMed, PubMed Central and DOAJ. Biomaterials Research has also been accepted for indexing in Scopus, and the articles will be added very soon. 

Print subscriptions

Open access articles are published online in Biomaterials Research each month. These are collated quarterly (March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31) by the Korean Society for Biomaterials (KSBM) into print collections.

KSBM members can subscribe to the print version of Biomaterials Research free of charge.

Subscription options

  • The annual KSBM membership fee is ₩70,000 (Korean Won) or $70 (or equivalent). To join KSBM, please click here.
  • The annual subscription rate for non-members based in South Korea is ₩40,000.
  • An institutional annual subscription to the print version is available for South Korean institutes priced at ₩100,000.

Archival content

Biomaterials Research was founded in 1996 and transferred to BioMed Central in June 2014. An electronic archive of articles published between 2004 and March 2014 can be found here.

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