About Intechopen

We are the world's leading publisher of Open Access books Built by scientists, for scientists

Our Mission

We pride ourselves to live and function by our beliefs that scientific progress is fueled by collaboration, that the playing field for scientific research should be leveled globally, combined in a democratic environment with the use of innovative technologies, and made available to anyone at the click of a mouse.

Industry Recognition

The high standard of our science publishing has not gone unnoticed. We proudly subscribe to the Budapest Initiative and are members of many Open Access publishing organizations:

  • International Association of STM Publishers
  • Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP)
  • Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
  • Creative Commons (CC)
  • Crossref
  • Oaspa

We are members of relevant trade associations and our books are regularly submitted to and indexed by major scientific databases including Web of Science’s Book Citation Index.


Within a year of our founding, we started working with NASA, and the list of globally-recognized funders with whom we are honored to work with keeps expanding. The research of IntechOpen’s Academic Editors and Fellows, and our Open Access book publishing, has been financed through funders such as:

  • European Commission
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Wellcome Trust
  • National Institute of Health (NIH)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Research Councils United Kingdom (RCUK)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • Australian Research Council (ARC)

Academic Editors and Authors

IntechOpen’s Academic Editors and Authors are members of our growing scientific community focused on quality, peer-reviewed research and expeditious spreading of knowledge. Our community comprises of senior members of the international academic and scientific community across all fields of science, whose merits include Nobel Laureates and the world's top 1% most cited authors.