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    Discover: Program Manager

    Explore Discover’s Modules: Program Manager

    Gain more flexibility in building research grant programs that authentically reflect your unique funding objectives

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    Build and manage program types of any complexity with Discover’s Program Manager. Whether a fellowship, a program for basic research funding, a special project or applied research, you can add any number of program characteristics that reflects the complexity of your grant funding process. Set multi-stage application requirements, multi-year funding schedules, add review and monitoring phases, as well as incorporate additional requirements like ethics board approvals.


    Freely build programs that reflect even the most sophisticated funding process

    • Stay organized and on top of each milestone, targeted payment, and outcomes report for single stage applications processes or complex multi stage, multi-team, and multi-year programs
    • Save time and lessen your administrative burden with triggered workflows that can automate multiple steps in your process

    Monitor your efficiency while managing the effectiveness of your screening process

    • Fine tune your screening process with easy to create eligibility quizzes for each of your grant programs
    • Tie matching and eligibility criteria to the targeted applicants you specifically invite
    • Track the efficiency of your calls by running summary statistics for insights on the number of applications or applicant composition
    Have more control over stakeholder participation

    Have more control over stakeholder participation for more effective collaboration

    • Assign programs to specific teams or departments to manage and set limits on view and edit permissions based on your assignments
    • Align expertise with applications by routing each to different departments you choose for review

    Manage all your research grants and mission critical processes on one platform

    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.

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    Contact Relationship Management (CRM)

    Contact Relationship
    Management (CRM)

    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.

    Reporting and Dashboards

    Reporting and Dashboards

    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.

    Automation Workflows

    Automation Workflows

    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.

    Explore Discover's modules

    Committee Manager

    Committee Manager

    Simplify the reviewer assignment process and effectively administer your scoring methodology.

    Fund Manager

    Fund Manager

    Stay on top of all disbursement payments and gain complete visibility over the entire audit trail across all your grant programs.

    Submission Manager

    Submission Manager

    Access all the vital information key team members and stakeholders need to facilitate more efficient research funding.

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    See Discover's Program Manager in action

    Schedule a personalized demo of Discover and see how our all-in-one research grant administration solution can improve your efforts.

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