SmartSimple Cloud for Research Grants Management 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, SmartSimple Cloud for Research Grants Management empowers you to manage applications seamlessly through automation. With a unified data model, all stakeholders have access to the vital data they need, accessible at any time, ensuring adjudication and monitoring is streamlined for more efficient and effective reviews. Post approval, SmartSimple enables you to stay organized as you disburse your funds, while robust reporting capabilities enable effective outcomes tracking.
SmartSimple Cloud for Research Grants Management is a single solution for supporting all your organization’s research grants administration needs. Different modules can be added and modified to augment your functionality, enabling you to tailor your solution to suit your specific requirements. SmartSimple Cloud for Research Grants Management is powered by SmartSimple’s automation and collaboration platform called SmartSimple Cloud, and it 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.
SmartSimple Cloud’s Report Builder 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 automatically. Personalizable dashboards enable all your users to track the KPIs and milestones most important to their role.
SmartSimple Cloud 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.
SmartSimple Cloud for Research Grants Management’s Submission Manager is a centralized module where you track, store, and work with all your grant application information. Role-based data access enables efficient collaboration and ensures that each team member, be it applicant, collaborator, reviewer, or scientific board member is given the right access to the right data. Submission Manager can manage both direct participation of the researcher's organization within the submission process, or indirect participation, where the researcher collaborates directly with the funder.
Build and manage program types of any complexity with SmartSimple Cloud for Research Grants Management’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.
SmartSimple Cloud for Research Grants Management’s Committee Manager centralizes all your reviewer assignments and scoring efforts into one, easy-to-use module. Within Committee Manager, you can recruit and assign reviewers to different applications based on their expertise and any conflicts of interest. You can also apply your own unique scoring methodology to effectively manage the scoring process from start to finish.
SmartSimple Cloud for Research Grants Management’s Fund Manager enables you to make disbursements from multiple funding sources all while providing you with a detailed audit trail from funding source to grant payment. Set payment schedules, trigger reminders for progress reports on conditional payments and gain the flexibility to pull from multiple funding sources for a single grant payment.
All your data within SmartSimple Cloud for Research Grants Management can be reported on, empowering you with powerful and versatile reporting capabilities to track research outcomes and KPIs. With SmartSimple Cloud for Research Grants Management, you will gain unparalleled visibility across all your research projects with aggregated metrics and interactive data visualization tools to accurately communicate your achievements.
Empower all your collaborators, awardees, and scientific board members with interactive, data-driven dashboards to summarize the metrics that matter to them most. With the ability to drill down into real-time research program data, every stakeholder in your company’s impact will be kept informed and focused on achieving the outcomes you determine.
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 SmartSimple Cloud Marketplace offers a host of apps that can be used to extend the functionality of SmartSimple Cloud for Research Grants Management 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.
Associate Vice President of Research Operations & Mission