Social research network aims for 100,000 subs, US investors in 2013
LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As millions of researchers, students and scientists celebrate Open Access week, MyScienceWork, a new global communication platform dedicated to the free access to scientific knowledge, announced it has already surpassed its initial growth projections and plans to secure US investors.
Committed to creating the world’s largest, most diverse and accessible scientific database, MyScienceWork (MyScienceWork.com) has already signed up more than 35,000 scientists in the last three months and is well on its way to exceeding its goal of 100,000 network subscribers by year’s end.
MyScienceWork’s early success can be attributed to its multi-faceted, multi-lingual approach, which offers up insightful research about virtually every scientific genre on earth. MyScienceWork currently features 27 million scientific documents in 101 languages that cover everything from cancer research to the latest communications technologies. The centralized platform also provides open access to brand new scientific research, expert profiles, job opportunities, as well as a schedule of scientific conferences and events around the world.
“For years, the latest scientific findings and knowledge have come with a high price tag. MyScienceWork is a social network based on the Open Access concept, which is all about providing researchers and the general public free access to all types of scientific knowledge,” explained
“The Luxembourg government and Luxembourg investment fund have already invested
Ongoing technical development and public access to knowledge
MyScienceWork is dedicated to continuously develop its technologies in order to provide enhanced services to professionals searching for accurate scientific findings. The MSW search engine includes web semantics allowing searches by keywords and providing scientific language comprehension. As a result of the continuous development of its online platform, MyScienceWork was able to open up scientific knowledge to the general public. In its “News” section, expert journalists publish articles on scientific news, researchers’ profiles, and documents dedicated to open access and science 2.0.
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