Categories: Networks and relationships; R&D, innovation and commercialization

Overview: Elsevier’s SciVal suite of online tools and analytical services provides information about expertise availability, researcher productivity, and funding agency activities and characteristics.

Form: Database

Data Source: Publication data from the Scopus database includes 19,500+ peer-reviewed journals from 5,000+ publishers worldwide and 46+ million records; includes data on 14,000+ active funding opportunities and 2.46 million+ awarded from 4,500+ funding agencies. 

Key Data Elements:

Research Institutions:

  • Research networking
  • Researcher performance
  • Funding opportunities and award history
  • Bibliometrics, including publication details, citations & downloads

Funding Agencies:

  • Funding portfolios of similar agencies
  • Funded project spending and performance
  • Reviewer identification
  • Subject-matter expertise identification

SciVal can also integrate content provided by institutions such as HR data, grants, and patents.

Timeframe: The Scopus database includes 25 million records with references back to 1996 (of which 78% include references) and 21 million records pre-1996 which go back as far as 1823.

Frequency: Constantly updated

Access: Subscription

Potential Uses for Regional Analysis: Assess strengths, capabilities and research topics of researchers and research institutions. Identify researchers with relevant expertise and interests. Examine research awards and explore funding opportunities. Enables identification of collaborative partners.

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