Special Issue in Bioactive Materials journal

Title: Biomaterials and Novel Technologies for Healthcare

Short title: Paving the Way for Future

Guest Editors

Dr. Julietta V. Rau, 

Istituto di Struttura della Materia, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (ISM-CNR) (Institute of the Structure of Matter, Italian National Research Council), Rome, Italy, 

email: giulietta.rau@ism.cnr.it

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini,

Institute of Biomaterials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany,

email: aldo.boccaccini@ww.uni-erlangen.de

Prof. Vuk Uskokovic, 

University of California, Irvine, CA, USA, 

email: vuskokov@uci.edu

Submission deadline:

December, 1 2020


The special issue aims at presenting main advances in the field of biomaterials and new strategies for improving biomaterials and/or devices in combination with advanced technologies, with the final goal to improve the disease outcomes and patients’ health. In particular, this special issue covers but is not limited to such topics as biomaterials science, multidisciplinary approaches, smart biomimetic materials, multifunctional materials, bioactive materials, bioactive glasses, innovative nanomaterials, biodegradable materials, 3D-printing, scaffolds, coatings, cements, nanoparticles, nanoscale instrumentation and methods, laser treatment and fabrication, surface modification, material-cell interactions, gene-activating materials, regenerative medicine, hard and soft tissue regeneration, biomedical implants, in vitro studies, in vivo investigations, pre-clinical studies, clinical translation, clinical applications. Scientists and clinicians are called to submit manuscripts, and multidisciplinary contributions are encouraged.

Journal ratings

Indexed by SCIE (theoretical impact factor around 5 which lists in Q1, the 1st impact factor would be announce around June 2020), PubMed Central, Scopus (CiteScoreTraker 2019=8.67, ranks top 20%)

Article Processing Charge

For this special issue, the Article Processing Charge is fully waived for the papers submitted during the OPEN ACCESS WEEK (19-25 October 2020).

Submit your paper online through the journal homepage of Bioactive Materials at