June 22, 2010 – The combination of Elsevier’s content with Collexis’ semantic technology will provide institutions and researchers new ways to collaborate, showcase accomplishments, and improve grant related workflow efficiencies.

Their press release titled, “Elsevier acquires Collexis, a leading developer of semantic technology and knowledge discovery software for research and development institutions,” states that Collexis technology is considered market leading in the academic segment; well architected and thoughtfully developed over time.

Collexis’ main products include Expert Profiler, Reviewer Finder, Professional Networking, and Knowledge Engine and Knowledge Services. Combining that with Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, and their products ScienceDirect, Scopus Reaxys, MD Consult, Nursing Consult, SciVal suite, and MEDai’s Pinpoint Review – sets the stage for accelerated scientific discovery with a results driven agenda.

Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Data Harmony, a unit of Access Innovations, the world leader in indexing and making content findable.