6th International Caparica Conference on Chromogenic and Emissive Materials 2024

07th – 11th July 2024 | Caparica | Portugal

Special Issues

Special Issue on the Dyes and Pigments journal

The IC3EM conference series, were created in 2014 by the PROTEOMASS Scientific Society and the BIOSCOPE Research Group at the LAQV-REQUIMTE- FCT UNL in Portugal covering news and oldest dyes and light field studies. Since them PROTEOMASS Scientific Society have fostering the creation of international collaborative teams to boost advances in the chromogenic and emissive material fields. To continuous with this outstanding scientific event, the sixth IC3EM edition will highlight the last advances in the fields of coloured and emissive materials.

I am pleased to inform that the Editors in Chief of Dyes and Pigments, Prof. Mark Heron and Prof. Mark Wainwright have agreed with the publication of a Special Issue devoted to the 6th IC3EM 2024 conference (invited papers). The handling editor for this special issue will be the Associated Editor Prof. Carlos Lodeiro. 

 All invited Authors are encouraged to review the “Guide for Authors” for formatting instructions and submission requirements (http://www.elsevier.com/locate/dyepig). As highlighted in the Editorial of Volume 154, July 2018, the acceptance criteria to the journal have been tightened. All manuscripts must fall within the Aims & Scope of the Journal and will be subjected to standard peer-review and revision processes.

VSI Topic: Advancing the Field of Coloured and Emissive Materials: 6th International Caparica Conference Unveils the Future of Evolution

The Elsevier Editorial System for this journal is located at: 


To ensure that all manuscripts are correctly identified for inclusion into the special issue we are editing, it is important that authors select VSI: 6th IC3EM 2024 when they reach the“Article Type” step in the submission process.

In case, if the author submits it to the incorrect article type, please bring it to my attention immediately to fix this within 2 working days after submission.

All submitted papers approved by the Editorial office and be in the journal scope will be send to at least to two external reviewers.

In order to meet publication deadlines, corrected proofs of all accepted manuscripts need be submitted by July 31th, 2024 for guaranteed inclusion in the Special Issue and publication within the Journal.

Starting submission Deadline =1st March 2024

Submission Deadline = 30th June 2024

Editorial Acceptance Deadline after revision: 1st October 2024

Please note that all articles will be published in regular issues after acceptance, and a SI link will later be created to group special issue article
Guest Editors: Prof. Dr. Carlos Lodeiro and Prof. Dr. Jose Luis Capelo

Previous Special Issues devoted to IC3EM : https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/dyes-and-pigments/special-issues