What Is Science Works?

ScienceWorks International, LLC is a consulting firm helping people and organizations succeed in science and engineering research. The firm draws on a matrix of experts across many disciplines to provide guidance, review and evaluation for governments, institutions of higher education, non-profits and private industry, both domestic and international. Recognizing the worldwide importance of these fields, ScienceWorks is dedicated to the use of science and technology research and education as the foundation for innovation, quality of life, and economic vitality.


Services Include:

Strategic R&D Planning

  • Identifying model or process for strategic planning
  • Arranging, conducting and/or overseeing the process
  • Preparing planning materials and other documentation
  • Developing strategies for implementation, accountability and measurement

Research Program Evaluation and Assessment

  • Organizing research teams of experts to review programs in selected fields or disciplines, departments and/or schools
  • Analyzing strengths and weaknesses to set the stage for strong program development
  • Recommending means of broadening and strengthening programs
  • Providing follow-up evaluations of actions

Grant Strategies and Review

  • Identifying funding opportunities and contacts
  • Providing in-depth understanding of research funding agencies, their review processes and priorities
  • Assisting in pre-submission grant strategies and review and in post-award follow-up

Center Development: Coalitions and Partnerships for Interdisciplinary Activities

  • Exploring opportunities to identify, develop and implement interdisciplinary teams and programs within and/or across institutions working on challenging transformative projects;
  • Organizing workshops and symposia to catalyze research and education opportunities
  • Identifying relevant and realistic opportunities for support
  • Understanding agencies priorities and criteria for selection
  • Advising on preparation of pre-proposals, proposals, site-visits and follow-up of strategic vision, implementation and reporting
  • Building and facilitating coalitions and partnerships among academia, corporations, non-profits, and international entities to promote innovation, education and research

Workforce Development/STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

  • Developing and/or identifying policies and best practices for enlisting, engaging and retaining students in STEM fields
  • Intensifying efforts towards enhancing under-represented groups’ participation
  • Building new training programs and activities towards diversity of careers

International

  • Identifying potential partners and assist in facilitating relationships and collaborations between researchers, departments and/or interdisciplinary programs and centers
  • Exploring mechanisms for support
  • Advising on workshop development and implementation, including subject identification, potential speakers, and report of the proceedings

Research Ethics and Research Integrity

  • Providing advice, instruction and course materials
  • Promoting uniform research ethics and standards of professional conduct worldwide
  • Understanding scientific integrity
  • Explaining institutional and individual requirements and responsibilities

These are samples of services in our ScienceWorks portfolio. Our expert team can tackle almost any challenge or opportunity related to science and engineering research.

For more information, please contact us.