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Research Management System

Research Funders use RMS360° to manage all aspects of their programs and grants, from drafting the initial proposal to final funding.

SmartSimple is a GSA Advantage approved supplier.

SmartSimple is authorized to connect with the AWS GovCloud.

Research Management System

RMS360° in Action

Use SmartSimple’s RMS360° to manage:

Research Grants

  • Configure each research program according to your organization’s requirements.
  • Enable access for applicants and stakeholders through role-based portals.
  • Automatically generate approvals, declinations and other branded notifications.
  • Coordinate individual contributions from multiple institutions.

Research Outcomes

  • Define key performance indicators.
  • Send deadline reminders using the system’s communication and workflow tools.
  • Access and export scientific progress and summary reports in multiple formats.

Program Management

  • Link multiple funding sources for each project.
  • Manage distribution of funds based on milestones achieved.
  • Keep and track multiple versions of a budget - and audit historical documents as needed - based on changing circumstances.

Panel Management

  • Manage reviewer resources and panel meeting information.
  • Assign applications to multiple panels.
  • Define reviewer roles on a panel and monitor conflicts.
  • Assign roles based on reviewer interests and expertise.
  • Manage honorariums and expense claims for panel participants.

Research Office

  • University financial and research offices are provided with their own login access through their own portal.

Connecting to the rest of the World

SmartSimple connects seamlessly with a wide range of services:

PubMedMaintained by The Library of Congress, PubMed is a virtual library of more than 23 million documents on biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals and online books, providing instant access to invaluable information for research foundations and scientific researchers.

ORCIDApplicants and researchers can import their Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) profiles directly into SmartSimple, ensuring accuracy and saving time – no need to re-enter your information.

commoncvCommon CV (CCV) allows applicants to maintain all their CV data in a single, centralized Canadian repository, and can instantly be uploaded to SmartSimple.

Google MapsGain visual insight into where applicants work to gain better perspective on funding.

Google TranslateGoogle's online translation service instantly converts text in more than 80 languages.

SignoritySmartSimple’s Signority service solution gives you the ability to sign documents online without paper or pens.

North American SaaS Pricing

Our unique pricing model is designed to provide maximum transparency and value. See exactly how much your team is using SmartSimple and only pay for what you actually use each month.

Internal Users

High Usage

For members of your team who access the system more than 40 hours per month.

$98 /Month

Low Usage

For members of your team who access the system less than 40 hours per month.

$16 /Month

Community Group License

Mostly external, these casual users are billed by concurrent usage. Note "Concurrent users" are defined as users who are logged in simultaneously to the system.

From $400 /Month

Configuration Fees

Configuration fees are based on the complexity and functionality required. See our matrix for guidelines on pricing information.


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