New tool for grant seekers

Elsevier is launching a new grant searching tool called SciVal Funding, which allows researchers to collate grant information that is otherwise dispersed in many locations across the Web. The computer program plugs researchers into the usual government, corporate and non-corporate funding sources, but it also helps them find collaborators and scan for projects that received awards in the past to hone their applications and searches. linkurl:SciVal Funding;http://www.info.funding.scival.com/ al

Edyta Zielinska
Jun 30, 2009
Elsevier is launching a new grant searching tool called SciVal Funding, which allows researchers to collate grant information that is otherwise dispersed in many locations across the Web. The computer program plugs researchers into the usual government, corporate and non-corporate funding sources, but it also helps them find collaborators and scan for projects that received awards in the past to hone their applications and searches. linkurl:SciVal Funding;http://www.info.funding.scival.com/ also spits out grant recommendations based on the researcher's personal profile and publications list on linkurl:Scopus,;http://www.scopus.com/home.url an abstract and citations database. Some features of SciVal Funding have been built with younger researchers in mind, said Josine Stallinga, product manager at Elsevier, in a Web presentation yesterday (June 30). Young researchers who may not have enough of a publication record to generate robust grant recommendations of their own can search for recommendations under the name of a more senior scientist who does similar work....

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