Knowledge That Drives Innovation
Elsevier's R&D Solutions are a portfolio of tools that bring together incomparable data assets, powerful analytics and technologies to help R&D professionals, engineers and researchers invent and commercialize ideas, products and processes.
The Industries We Serve
Pharma & Life Sciences
Make better pharmaceutical drug discovery & development decisions, from target identification to pre-clinical to postmarket surveillance.
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Stay ahead of competition and at the forefront of technology, while managing costs, regulations and health and safety risks.
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Visit the Hive to explore how biotech and pharma start-ups are using Elsevier R&D solutions to solve for early-stage drug discovery and development. Watch videos, read real-world case studies and learn how early innovation starts with rapid results and early access to research that is crucial to reducing the likelihood of costly late stage failures and mitigating risk.
What Our Customers Say
Pharma & Life Sciences: Reaxys Supports Application of Advanced Hit-to-Lead and Lead Optimization Methods
Reaxys makes computational work easier because the chemical and bioactivity data are normalized. We don’t have to perform the normalization ourselves. Dr. Fabio Tucci, cofounder and COO of Epigen Biosciences
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Chemicals: Knovel Helps Companies Achieve EHS Goals
83% of surveyed users in the Chemicals industry report that Knovel has had a positive impact on their ability to develop products and processes that meet EHS and regulatory demands or key customer criteria. 2015 TechValidate survey of 614 Knovel users from the Chemicals industry
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Industry Insights for R&D and Engineering Leaders
Regulation as a Driver of Innovation in China’s Chemical Industry
Chemical companies active in China face increasing regulation. While this may affect the competitiveness of individual companies or whole segments, it can also force companies to innovate. This whitepaper provides perspectives on how companies can prepare for future regulatory restrictions and utilize them as a driving force for innovation.
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R&D Solutions for Your Industry
Embase increases the discovery of biomedical evidence to support critical life sciences functions, delivering relevant, up-to-date biomedical information to the global research community.
Knovel helps the chemical industry tackle development and production challenges by providing visibility on substance suitability for specific applications and best practice data relevant to piping, chemical engineering and processing, and EHS compliance.
Pathway Studio facilitates the interpretation of experimental data, giving greater insight into the mechanisms of disease and accelerating biological research.
PharmaPendium provides the comparative and up-to-date information needed to verify pharmacokinetic and experimental data, anticipate species-specific issues in translating in vitro and in vivo studies, and predict potential drug–drug interactions, and design clinical trial studies to comply with regulatory requirements.
QUOSA reduces time spent monitoring, managing, organizing and annotating scientific and medical literature for triage and compliance reports such as PSURs and ICSRs.
Reaxys improves productivity, combining experimental chemical data and essential literature to return relevant extracted chemical data and citations in response to chemistry questions.
Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry
Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry enables pharmaceutical researchers to quickly and confidently identify the most promising compounds, covering critical areas for medicinal chemistry research, including in vivo animal studies, in vitro efficacy, and drug pharmacokinetics and toxicity data.
ScienceDirect, Elsevier’s leading information solution for researchers, enables pharmaceutical and life sciences researchers to more effectively and efficiently search authoritative, full-text scientific, technical and health content through the use of smart, intuitive functionality.
Scopus helps pharmaceutical and life sciences researchers detect trends, find research partnerships and identify key opinion leaders with the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, complete with tools to track, analyze and visualize scholarly research.