ResearchGate was built by scientists, for scientists.

It started when two researchers discovered first-hand that collaborating with a friend or colleague on the other side of the world was no easy task.

Founded in 2008 by physicians Dr. Ijad Madisch and Dr. Sören Hofmayer, and computer scientist Horst Fickenscher, ResearchGate today has more than 5 million members. We strive to help them make progress happen faster.

Our mission

We believe science should be open and transparent. This is why we've made it our mission to connect researchers and make it easy for them to share, discover, use, and distribute findings. We help researchers voice feedback and build reputation through open discussion and evaluation of each other's research.

Here's how it works

Share your publications,
access millions more,
and publish your data.

Get stats about views, downloads, and citations of your research.

Find the right job using our research-focused job board.

Connect and collaborate with colleagues, peers, co-authors, and specialists in your field.

Ask questions, get answers,
and find solutions to research problems.

The ResearchGate Team