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Research Intelligence

Enriching research with high-quality intelligence to improve the world.

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How can intelligence support your research excellence goals?

Research strategy

Research strategy

Develop and execute an evidence-based research strategy with insightful analyses to inform strategic planning and achieve research goals. Learn more about research strategy.

Expertise & collaboration

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Advance your research programs by identifying best-fit researchers and existing and potential cross-sector partners. Find out more about collaboration.

Research funding

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Maximize your funding and grant success rates by identifying the most relevant opportunities for targeted funding bids. Read more about funding.

Conducting research

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Enhance research efficiency by enabling research discovery and improving workflows. Find out more about research efficiency.

Research management

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Make decisions with confidence by optimizing data validation, system integration, and research tracking and administration. Learn more about research management.

Impact & engagement

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Enhance your reputation for research excellence and advance open science by increasing research interactions and profile visibility. Find out more about research excellence.

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Why Research Intelligence?

Today's research ecosystem is both highly competitive and collaborative. To succeed, you need information that supports strategic decision making so that your research can flourish, advance society and drive economic growth.

Generate these insights with Research Intelligence solutions, including SciVal, Scopus and Pure. They provide quality, structured data, advanced analytics, and an array of indicators and metrics that help you achieve your strategic research goals.

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Customer stories

The visualizations and research impact analysis supplied by Professor Mischo and the Grainger Engineering Library team have been very helpful to understand productivity, budding collaborations and impact of the research at the CCIL.

— Professor Rohit Bhargava, The Cancer Center at Illinois, USA

Institutions around the world share your challenges, from strategic planning to measuring impact. Over 6,000 are using Research Intelligence solutions for data and information to tackle issues their researchers are facing.

Case studies

Visit the Resource Library for a full listing of Research Intelligence resources from fact sheets to reports.

Partnering for Progress

Your challenges are our roadmap: we continually develop and expand our tools to help you reach your institution’s research goals. We base these enhancements on the latest knowledge and insights, which we build with valuable feedback from you – our users.

Institutional partnerships

Every year Elsevier is involved in more than 60 research collaborations and internal research projects. For details on these and more research collaborations, please visit Our partnerships in research.

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A closer look for research leaders:

Societal impact &
sustainable development

Societal Impact & SDG

Learn about what societal impact and the UN SDGs mean to your university and techniques to demonstrate your impact through your research.

Societal Impact guide

University-industry collaboration

University-Industry Collaboration

Collaborating with industry is important. This guide reviews the keys for success, the elements of a successful partnership, how to find a partner and more.

Univ-Ind Collaboration

Research Information Management Systems


Universities operate in an increasingly complex and competitive environment. To thrive, you need data and a system that provides insights into your research and helps you.

RIMS guide