ScienceDirect customer stories
Thousands of R&D professionals worldwide conduct research for companies ranging from niche start-up research firms to global industry leaders. While their goals are diverse, there is a common reliance on ScienceDirect to drive research forward.
Featured customer story
Producing a new monomer based on biological feedstock quickly and inexpensively. ScienceDirect saved this company $200 million and a year of research.
"Effective R&D demands that we keep track of other teams’ progress, watch for potential limitations and make appropriate modifications at every stage. ScienceDirect makes it easy to track those developments across thousands of sources which is why it’s an integral part of our R&D process."
Avoid the risk of being wrong
A pre-clinical research leader finds that access to full-text articles in ScienceDirect reduces his risk of missing critical information that could be costly in later stages.
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Improve R&D productivity
A Senior Executive Director at a global animal health company and his team share how ScienceDirect has become a 'go to' information source for determining the commercial and technical feasibility of a new drug.
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Keep up to date with research
A global healthcare solutions company relies on ScienceDirect to tap into the latest industry information and product innovations with automated alerts.
Create a useful product from waste
A research director of a chemical company used ScienceDirect to put an end to a stalled R&D program, providing critical insights to turn recycled waste into products that make a difference.
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Stay on top of regulatory change
An environmental manager at a chemical company leverages ScienceDirect in her environmental health and safety efforts to keep the facilities running smoothly and in compliance with regulations.
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Spur chemical innovation
R&D costs and time increase with unnecessary testing and experimentation. Learn how a chemist pursues new ideas and increases project viability using ScienceDirect.
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Oil and Gas
Improve project feasibility
Oil and gas exploration professionals at Repsol use ScienceDirect to confidently identify locations as potential product sites in increasingly demanding environments.
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Increase yield with current research
ScienceDirect helps an exploration and production team meet deadlines without significant capital investment by creating a predictive geological model for enhanced oil recovery.
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Chemical innovation in the oil industry
A leading oil and gas company uses ScienceDirect to exploit literature research, leading the way to exciting opportunities in an evolving industry.
Making an impact
A leading provider of integrated infrastructure asset management software solutions relies on ScienceDirect to respond to the constant pressure to keep up with market and competitor developments.