Navigation Links
Elsevier acquires Collexis

Amsterdam, 10 June, 2010 - Elsevier (, the leading global publisher of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, announced today the acquisition of assets from Collexis Holdings, Inc. (, a leading developer of semantic technology and knowledge discovery software. The combination of Elsevier's content and Collexis' semantic technology will provide institutions and researchers new ways to collaborate, showcase accomplishments and improve grant related workflow efficiencies.

"Elsevier's research performance, planning and funding (PPF) strategy, delivered through our SciVal suite of research tools and integrated workflow solutions, helps accelerate scientific discovery and improve the social and economic impact of research while improving research driven ROI," said Jay Katzen, Managing Director, Elsevier Science and Technology. "By combining Collexis' solutions that address several PPF pain points across our customer's collaboration, funding and strategic planning initiatives and SciVal, we've created a unique set of solutions that enable Universities and Government agencies to improve research outcomes."

Collexis technology is considered market leading in the academic segment; well architected and thoughtfully developed over time. Main products include:

  • Expert Profiler: helps institutions better expose their research history and capabilities by aggregating the "conceptual fingerprints" of existing published papers. By using historic publishing and citation data to expose unique relationships among people and institutions, Expert Profiler provides senior decision makers with transparency while researchers can use it to identify others with whom to collaborate.
  • Reviewer Finder: helps grant managers identify the best reviewer available by automatically identifying the most highly qualified researcher with the lowest conflict of interest. This solution can reduce the time grant managers spend identifying a reviewer from upwards of a month down to one week. Reviewer Finder won the 2010 SIIA CODiE Award for the Best Solution Integrating Content into Workflow.
  • Professional Social Networking: connects biomedical researchers to each other through the display and analysis of each scientist's co-author network allowing scientists and researchers across organizations to collaborate in new and time-saving ways.
  • Knowledge Engine and Knowledge Services: Using the Collexis Knowledge Engine, Collexis helps institutions search, index, categorize, trend and match information inside their own custom data for discovery. They build embedded knowledge solutions in integrated workflows for academic, government and corporate clients.

Collexis Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with operations in Cologne, Germany and Valparaiso, Chile. The acquisition is effective immediately and terms of the agreement are not being disclosed.


Contact: Tom Reller

Related medicine news :

1. Elsevier and InfoDesk collaborate to co-develop federated drug pipeline intelligence solution
2. Elsevier introduces Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics
3. Elsevier launches Carpentiers reconstructive valve surgery book
4. Elseviers Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice celebrates 10th year with special issue
5. Elseviers new Custom Publication Guidelines set new Standards for Publishing Pharma-Sponsored Content
6. Elsevier introduces innovative new pharmacology text
7. Elsevier Launches New Online ARRA Resource Center and Clinical Decision Support Blog
8. UND Acquires ProtectionPlus in Ongoing Effort to Reduce Nuclear Stress Testing Costs for Physicians
9. Dental Wealth Partners Acquires Choate Financial Services
10. Astir IT Solutions Inc. Acquires Inothink Solutions
11. Fastrack Acquires Prometheus Group Industry Leading HME Billing Service
Post Your Comments:
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... For many X-rays taken ... for accurate interpretation by the radiologist. The marking utensils are so small, however, ... has found a way to alleviate this problem. , He developed the patent-pending ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... Visage accelerates ... a wholly owned subsidiary of Pro Medicus Ltd. (ASX: PME), has announced they ... Society of North America (RSNA) 2015 annual meeting through December 3 in Chicago, ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... Next ... selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, an ... was recognized as a finalist in the category of Digital Solutions for its ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... ... Lutronic, a leading innovator of aesthetic and medical laser and energy-based technology, announced ... the United States. Clarity is a Superior Dual Wavelength Platform which combines two ... platform that is easy to own and operate. , For over a decade, ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... PYA’s ... Post-Affiliation Integration ,” addresses a main “pain point” for merging or aligning healthcare ... once a deal is signed. This quick-read guidance suggests that failing to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/1/2015)... 01, 2015 ... addition of the "2016 Europe ... E. Coli, Enterovirus, Rhinovirus, Rotavirus, Salmonella, ... their offering. --> ... the "2016 Europe Enteric Disease ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... -- Relmada Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: RLMD), a clinical-stage company developing ... that the company will present at the LD Micro Main ... Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. ... will present on Thursday, December 3, at 9:00 am Pacific ... register at least 10 minutes prior to the start of ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTR ), a ... announced that it has reached its enrollment target of ... clinical trial of aldoxorubicin in patients with previously treated ... completed in Q1 2016. The Phase 3 trial is a ... Assessment from the FDA at 79 sites in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: