Volume 95 Issue 10 | p. 12 | News of The Week
Issue Date: March 6, 2017 | Web Date: March 1, 2017

Scientists, funders flock to ResearchGate

Networking site gathers momentum in quest for open science
Department: Business
Keywords: science communication, ResearchGate, social networking, open access, peer review

ResearchGate, a scientific networking website, says it continues to grow strongly. The organization now boasts connections to more than 100 million publications, 12 million researchers, and 1 million answers to research questions. Akin to a LinkedIn for scientists, ResearchGate claims 840,000 members who are primarily chemists, up from 270,000 in 2013.

The Berlin-based company disclosed this week that in November 2015 it raised $53 million in a fourth round of funding from organizations including the . . .

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