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Springer to co-publish the Journal of Flow Chemistry

As of January 2018, Springer and Akadémiai Kiadó will co-publish the official journal of the Flow Chemistry Society

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Hungary's oldest publishing house Akadémiai Kiadó and Springer will add a further journal to their long-established co-publishing programme. The Journal of Flow Chemistry serves as a high-level academic forum for rapid publication of the latest results in flow chemistry. It was originally founded by the Flow Chemistry Society in 2011.

Akadémiai Kiadó was founded in 1828 and is a leading STM publisher in Hungary. The co-publishing cooperation between Springer and Akadémiai Kiadó has a tradition of many decades and there are currently ten journals included in this partnership. The Journal of Flow Chemistry will now become an invaluable addition to this diverse portfolio which spans the physical sciences, humanities and mathematics.

The Journal of Flow Chemistry is headed by editor-in-chief C. Oliver Kappe, professor at the University of Graz in Austria. He is supported by international expert associate editors, as well as an editorial board, and advisory board members. The journal will publish four issues per year and is available online and in print.

"As editor-in-chief of the Journal of Flow Chemistry I am very pleased with the new co-publication agreement with Springer," said C. Oliver Kappe. "This will increase visibility and accessibility of the journal and its content to a wider audience, and therefore will attract more authors to publish with us."

Managing director of Akadémiai Kiadó, Balázs Réffy, said: "The Journal of Flow Chemistry has been a unique success story from its launch in 2011 by the Flow Chemistry Society and Akadémiai Kiadó. I am very confident that Springer as a co-publishing partner will add essential resources and experience to secure the long-term stability of the journal and thereby benefit the global scientific community."

Ferenc Darvas, president of the Flow Chemistry Society, said: "Through this collaboration, we believe that Springer can now contribute to developing one of chemistry's fastest growing fields, which indirectly also has an impact on green chemistry and the increased safety of chemical operations."

"In recent years the field of flow chemistry has rapidly developed and we look forward to working with the distinguished internal editorial board, the Flow Chemistry Society and Akadémiai Kiadó to continue the success of this journal and present the future advances of this growing field," explained Charlotte Hollingworth, senior publishing editor at Springer.

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Akadémiai Kiadó Zrt., is a sister company of the Wolters Kluwer Group, founded in 1828 by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), is Hungary's oldest continuously operating publishing house. AK Journals is the trademark of Akadémiai Kiadó Zrt.'s journal publishing business branch. The mission of AK journals is to promote international and Hungarian science, that is, to publish the new discoveries in several areas of science, to effectively support information exchange amongst scientists on a global level, and to make scientific results a public property for all who seek valuable and reliable knowledge.

The Flow Chemistry Society is dedicated to enhancing the public appreciation of flow chemistry and its interaction into everyday practice throughout the world by delivering the latest knowledge and making it available for the entire chemistry community. The primary goal of the Society is to stimulate the development and advancement of flow chemistry for the benefit and progress of the chemistry community, and to provide a high level scientific forum for organic chemistry laboratories within the academic and industrial sector.

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