AcademicLabs.co is a Belgian startup, founded in 2015, aiming to bring clarity and transparency in the R&D ecosystem to facilitate and democratize (international and cross-disciplinary) partner discovery and collaboration.
The award-winning company has created a platform where over 50,000 scientific research groups of 230+ leading European, US and Asian universities (and growing to include startups, SMEs, corporations and their innovation/technology challenges) are easily discoverable based on their mission, current research activities, and past achievements. Moreover, the platform allows the systematic discovery of European projects and funding calls, scientific publications, clinical trials, and patents, all in one place. Following identification of key partners, AcademicLabs streamlines consortium creation and collaboration via its integrated consortium solution.
The goal of the cloud-based AcademicLabs web platform is to allow any researcher, innovator and manager with a great idea or challenge at all times to find optimal research partners all over the world - within minutes - to realize breakthrough science and innovation.
The startup currently collaborates with global leaders in the pharmaceutical industry, biotech clusters, and leading European universities embracing the vision of open science and open collaborative innovation.
Recently, AcademicLabs engaged in an official strategic partnership with the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation to enhance collaborations between Japanese and European scientific ecosystems.