BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of 287 peer-reviewed open access journals.

The portfolio of journals spans all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine and includes broad interest titles, such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine alongside specialist journals, such as Retrovirology and BMC Genomics.

All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely accessible online immediately upon publication. 


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Publishing & Society Partnerships

With more than 15 years’ experience in open access publishing, BioMed Central offers unparalleled expertise and technical knowledge to our publishing partners. We collaborate with societies and institutions worldwide to publish high-quality open access journals. Whether your goal is to launch a new journal, transfer an existing title, or convert a subscription title to open access, we would like to hear from you. Partner with us and benefit from our expert advice and support.

Whether you are looking to launch a new journal or to transfer your society title, we encourage you to choose BioMed Central as your publishing partner. For more details, please click Here.


Membership Program

BioMed Central's Membership Program allows institutions to actively support open access by removing some or all of the financial cost from the individual author, when publishing in a BioMed Central, Chemistry Central or SpringerOpen journal. BioMed Central now has over 400 Members in 46 countries. The Membership institutions in China are:


BioMed Central Author and Editor Resources

BioMed Central’s Author resources helps authors to get papers published and empowers authors with the knowledge of open access and scientific writing.

BioMed Central’s Editor resources Academy provides journal editors with a customized system for managing all stages of the peer review process from submission to publication.

Onsite scientific writing workshops give authors face to face training on how to get scientific papers published.

Welcome to our tailor-made training programs!

BioMed Central Blog

BioMed Central blog network brings together news, opinion, and perspectives from our staff, our journal Editors, and many guest bloggers. Our six blogs aim to highlight the best in open access research, report on news in different fields, and offer insights into publishing, as well as discuss the day-to-day work and challenges faced by researchers today.