Discover is a scalable, all-in-one research grant administration solution that reduces the administrative burden and complexity of managing foundation, institution and pharmaceutical research funding.
Whether you have a single or multi-stage research grant funding process, Discover empowers you to manage applications seamlessly. With a unified data model, all your team members have access to the vital data they need, easily accessible at any time and from anywhere, ensuring adjudication and monitoring is streamlined for more efficient and effective reviews. Post approval, Discover enables you to stay organized as you disburse and monitor your funds, while robust reporting capabilities enable effective outcomes tracking.
Discover is a single solution for supporting all your organization’s research grants administration needs. Different modules can be added and modified to augment Discover’s functionality, enabling you to tailor Discover to suit your specific requirements. Beneath Discover sits Platform3, SmartSimple’s cloud based automation and collaboration platform that provides the underlying infrastructure on which Discover is built on. Through Platform3, Discover inherits its robust functionality that enables it to address the unique aspects of your research grants administration process.
Effectively manage and organize multiple contacts and the multiple roles they can play, be it researcher, reviewer, scientific board member, across the multiple different organizations they can represent. All information is centralized in one, profile, with information organized based on role and organization.
Platform3’s Report Builder Neo provides a robust reporting engine enabling you to report on any outcomes-based data point and create custom reports that can be shared and exported. Personalizable dashboards enable all your users to track the KPIs and milestones most important to their role.
Platform3 can help streamline your processes by managing even the most complex workflow with branching logic by grant program and triggered automation. Efficiently move more work through your process while eliminating manual or time consuming tasks, all without ever feeling held back on what you can achieve.
Access all the vital information key team members and stakeholders need to facilitate more efficient research funding.
Manage all your grantmaking programs and their unique criteria to authentically mirror your funding priorities.
Simplify the reviewer assignment process and effectively administer your scoring methodology.
Stay on top of all disbursement payments and gain complete visibility over the entire audit trail across all your grant programs.
We offer an ecosystem from which implementation and consulting partners are building solutions around that includes a growing marketplace of applications and services that extend functionality and can connect other key business processes under one, central platform.
The Platform3 Marketplace offers a host of apps that can be used to extend the functionality of Discover like researcher databases Pubmed, ORCID, Web of Science and Scopus to create richer profile data. There are nearly 50 apps in all spanning a number of different categories.