Future Science Group Pricing Options
All prices are in US Dollars.
Discounts are available for authors choosing both the Open Access and Accelerated Publication options. Discounts are not available in conjunction with any other offer.
†Plus VAT (where applicable).
#Fee of $850 (or $485 for fully open access journals) only applies to content that is not reviewed externally, e.g. editorials, commentaries, interviews and conference reports.
You can achieve publication in as little as 6 weeks through our Accelerated Publication service (subject to receiving a signed Accelerated Publication agreement form on the day of submission). All articles are subject to our standard peer-review process and will be accepted or rejected based on their own merit.
The Accelerated Publication option fee for each journal is shown in the table above.
You can download the Accelerated Publication agreement form from this page.
Further information on Accelerated Publication can be found here.
If you have a query regarding our Accelerated Publication option, please contact Joanne Walker, Head of Publishing Solutions.
Authors publishing in our hybrid journals can opt for our Open Access option. By default, articles are published under a CC BY-NC-ND license (unless otherwise mandated i.e., by the authors’ funding body), which allows dissemination on an Open Access basis, but does not permit commercial exploitation or the creation of derivative works without permission (for further details from www.creativecommons.org). The Open Access option is available for all article types except Drug Evaluation & Device Evaluation articles.
For information regarding the default license of our fully Open Access journals, please refer to the relevant journal webpage.
All articles are subject to our standard peer-review process and will be accepted or rejected based on their own merit. Authors are welcome to wait until acceptance before deciding on the Open Access option.
The Open Access option fee for each journal is shown in the table above.
The Open Access license and payment form can be downloaded from this page.
Further information on Open Access from FSG can be found here.
If you have a query regarding our Open Access option, please contact Francesca Lake, Head of Open Access Publishing.
Colour printing can enhance the impact of figures with readers. Please note that charges for color figures only apply for print issues of the journal; all figures appear online in color at no cost.
Our charges for color figures are $220 for the first figure and $135 for each subsequent figure.