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September 9, 2019

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics announced that it has acquired the business of SequenceBase, a leader in providing patent sequence information and search technology to the biotech, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. The acquisition will deliver an expanded solution to the fast-growing biologics market. It complements Derwent’s GENESEQ database and leading patent research platform Derwent Innovation, providing users with an intuitive solution to easily search, analyze and find context in sequence data within patents. GENESEQ is a proprietary database trusted by the largest players in biologics today. It is the only database to provide annotated analysis to help simplify the complexity of searching and identifying biological sequences (DNA, RNA and protein sequences) covered in patents from over 50 patent issuing authorities.

June 5, 2019

(Clarivate Analytics) The Web of Science Group, part of Clarivate Analytics, launches its first range of analytical reports aimed specifically for academic publishers today. The ready-to-use reports provide a snapshot of journals’ performance and inform competitor analysis. They will help publishers to easily plan robust, evidence-based strategies, based on the publisher-independent, editorially curated data in the Web of Science, combined with data from InCites analytics and where appropriate, ScholarOne.

July 9, 2018

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics today announced a collaboration with Caltech that will work towards providing more than two thousand of its researchers with legitimate one-click access to millions of academic papers and journal articles via Kopernio's technology.

June 26, 2018

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate innovation, announced the 2018 update of its Journal Citation Reports (JCR). The latest update incorporates new analyses that offer richer, more detailed information to enhance users’ understanding of journal performance. These additional insights will help researchers, publishers, editors, librarians and funders to explore the key drivers of a journal’s value for diverse audiences, making better use of the data and metrics from the citation index database.

June 7, 2018

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics has partnered with the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB), the Egyptian government’s digital library and online knowledge hub to launch the first Arabic Citation Index (ARCI). This index will launch in 2020 as part of Egypt’s 2030 Vision to transform Egypt into a ‘knowledge economy’ and will be the first ever mapping of Arabic scholarly literature in a citation index. The ARCI will be powered by the Web of Science- the world’s most trusted and only publisher-neutral citation index for researchers in Egypt and across the 22 member states of the Arab League.

May 2, 2018

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, has announced the appointment of Keith Collier to a newly-created leadership position of Managing Director, Publisher Services in the Scientific and Academic Research division.

April 10, 2018

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics announced the strategic acquisition of AI-technology startup Kopernio, to create the definitive publisher-neutral platform for research workflow and analysis for scientific researchers, publishers and institutions worldwide. Kopernio’s vision is to legally provide one-click access to millions of journal articles and academic research papers across the globe, dramatically improving and facilitating access to scientific knowledge.

February 9, 2018

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, today announced it will re-establish the prestigious Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) to its Scientific and Academic Research Group. This new incarnation of the institute will be focused on the development of existing and new bibliometric and analytical approaches, fostering collaborations with partners and customers across the academic community.

June 25, 2017

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics today announced a novel public/private strategic partnership with Impactstory that will remove a critical barrier for researchers: limited open access (OA) to high-quality, trusted peer-reviewed content. Under the terms of the partnership, Clarivate Analytics is providing a grant to Impactstory to build on its oaDOI service, making open access content more easily discoverable, and the research workflow more efficient from discovery through publishing.

June 20, 2017

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics that accelerate the pace of innovation, today announced that Julia Mair has joined the company as its Chief Marketing Officer (

June 19, 2017

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics today announced that it has renewed its partnership with Royal Philips through a multi-year agreement. Through this partnership, Royal Philips' Intellectual Property and Standards organization uses Derwent Innovation, helping create and protect Royal Philips' intellectual property. Derwent Innovation is the premier IP research and analytics tool based on the Derwent World Patents Index ("DWPI"). Royal Philips, and hundreds of other organizations, trust and rely on its data quality and accuracy for making important IP and innovation decisions.

June 16, 2017

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics announced its collaboration with the University of Melbourne, which is leading the ARC Training Centre for Personalized Therapeutics Technologies, a collaboration between University of Melbourne, Monash University, University of Western Australia and 15 partner organizations including Clarivate.

June 1, 2017

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics announced the acquisition of Publons and its leading global platform for researchers to share, discuss and receive recognition for peer review and editing of academic research. The acquisition brings together the world’s preeminent citation database and the world’s largest researcher-facing peer-review data and recognition platform.

May 23, 2017

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics announced that the new name for its search and analytics platform, Thomson Innovation, will be Derwent Innovation. The name change supports the company's broader patent and IP commitment and its expertise in driving innovation, while paying homage to Derwent's 50-year + heritage of analyzing quality patent information.

April 3, 2017

(Clarivate Analytics) Clarivate Analytics announced it is addressing this need in the research community with the expansion of its Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) from 5,000 journal titles to over 7,500 as well as the release of a 10-year archive for this index later this year. The index expansion will increase the breadth of research within the Web of Science to 35,000 journals and offer access to an unparalleled collection of its kind.

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