(25 Jan 2021) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce the launching of Pivot-RP, which brings together the best of the Ex Libris Pivot® and Research Professional® solutions and unifies their funding databases. The unified funding solution helps institutions connect researchers to funding opportunities, offers insights and shortcuts that assist research organizations in winning a large share of available funding, and facilitates the discovery of potential collaborators.
The Pivot-RP solution is already in use by over 300 universities and research institutions worldwide. Starting in the second half of 2021, Research Professional customers will also be able to benefit from the combined funding solution.
With the Pivot-RP solution, researchers and research administrators can explore new avenues for funding, taking advantage of global coverage of funding opportunities that currently total over $70 billion. In addition, users gain access to millions of researcher profiles; insights into previously awarded grants; real-time curation of funding opportunities, by Ex Libris funding experts; as well as world-class technical support. Furthermore, Pivot-RP integrates with Research Professional News, an authoritative, editorially independent service focusing on research policy, news, and analysis.
The press release in full is here.