MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) is an academic open access publisher with headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Established in 1996, MDPI publishes more than 170 peer-reviewed open access journals across ten different fields. MDPI published more than 94,000 articles to the end of March 2017 and more than 90% of those published in 2016 are available in Web of Science.
MDPI offers multidisciplinary services to disseminate research:
- Sciforum (sciforum.net) is a platform for academic communication and collaboration where scholars can set up free scientific conferences or participate in discussion groups.
- Preprints (preprints.org) is a multidisciplinary not-for-profit platform for rapid communication of research results before publication.
- Susy is a complete manuscript submission system that incorporates all steps from initial submission to publication, including peer-review. Susy also offers flexible administrative and production support to publishers and editors, http://www.mdpi.com/publishing_service.
- Publisher & journal rankings: http://sciforum.net/statistics
See their website for further details.