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Altum Named A NVTC 2020 Tech 100 Honoree
Altum has been named a 2020 NVTC Honoree. The annual awards celebrate the most innovative technology companies and top tech executives in the region.
Altum Partners with Crossref To Help Funders Measure Grant Making Reach and Return
Altum has joined Crossref as a sponsoring partner, enabling funding organizations to connect their grants and grantees with published outputs and easily measure the reach and return of their grant making efforts.
Kevin Fliess joins Altum as Chief Marketing Officer
Altum, Inc., a leading SaaS platform for research grants management, today announced that Kevin Fliess has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).
Altum, Inc. joins National Information Standards Organization (NISO) as a Voting Member
Altum is looking forward to the new partnership with National Information Standards Organization (NISO).
Altum unveils Open initiative
Altum unveiled a new and important initiative for the research community called Open. Open is a mindset and a belief that to truly create change, we must break down the walls and silos that have hindered innovation for centuries. Altum’s research management platform, ProposalCentral, and the power of the research analytics contained therein, is a true game changer for research organizations.
Altum issues racial discrimination and inequality statement
We are at a pivotal point in world history and now is the time to act. Altum is incensed and heartbroken at the repeated killings of people of color and other minority groups due to systemic racism. Altum condemns the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, Ahmaud Arbery, Elijah McClain, and the countless others who have died, and continue to die, because of racism and police brutality. We fully support the Black Lives Matter movement.
ProposalCentral makes history as the first ORCID certified platform for funders
Altum is pleased to announce that ProposalCentral has been recognized by ORCID as the first certified funder platform. This is the culmination of years of investment and partnership among Altum, ORCID, and the research funders using ProposalCentral.
Scientific Peer Review of the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program for the Department of Defense.
Steve was nominated for participation in the program by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, New York, NY. As a consumer reviewer, he was a full voting member, (along with prominent scientists) at meetings to help determine how the $ 300.000 million appropriated by Congress for Fiscal Year 2017 will be spent on PRMRP research covering 48 topic areas.
Altum contributes to the Research Organization Registry
Altum committed today to helping fund the Research Organization Registry – a community-led project to develop an open, sustainable, usable, and unique identifier for every research organization in the world. Maria Gould, product manager at California Digital Library and ROR project said, “ROR is grateful for the support received from Altum, which will enable us to further develop and sustain the registry in line with community needs.”
OniX and Altum announce a partnership to accelerate research
OniX – Online Ideas Exchange Hub and Altum are partnering to support grants, prizes and challenges logistics from concept, through pre-, review and post management to advance research.
OASPA Conference 2019 Highlights
Last month I had the privilege of attending the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) conference at the Royal Danish Library in Copenhagen. It was my first time attending an OASPA conference and I wanted to share some highlights. As the leader of a company that focuses on research and operates a grants management platform for research funders, I’m interested in the amount of change happening in scholarly publishing and how it impacts our customers.
Grants Management System for Research
If you are considering a new grants management system and your organization funds research, understand that there are significant differences between generic platforms and platforms that focus on research.