Open Access and Copyright

All articles published in Synthetic Biology and Engineering are in open access model, which will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute under an open access Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license.

For all articles published in SCIEPublish journals, copyright is retained by the authors. In addition, the article may be reused and quoted provided that the original published version is cited. These conditions allow for maximum use and exposure of the work, while ensuring that the authors receive proper credit.

Benefits of open access

Publishing Open Access offers a number of benefits, including greater reach and readership for your work:

  • Free availability
  • Increased citation and download
  • Wider impact

Article Processing Charges (APC)


There is no article processing charge (APC) for authors publishing in Synthetic Biology and Engineering before 31 December 2023.