SAN DIEGO– Scientist.com, the life science industry’s leading R&D marketplace, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of InsideScientific, an online educational platform for life science researchers. The acquisition enables Scientist.com to offer a full suite of science-based content and event production services—such as webinars, virtual events, podcasts and training programs—to its existing global network of researchers and service providers.
“This is an exciting stage in the evolution of InsideScientific. Joining Scientist.com will enable us to expand our virtual event and content production capabilities, so we can share late-breaking research, industry trends and lab technology innovation with the world’s top scientific minds,” stated Andy Henton, InsideScientific’s Founder and CEO. “Inside Scientific’s mission is to advance scientific discovery by facilitating and improving the exchange of information between researchers. Together with Scientist.com we can do this at greater speed and scale.”
Scientist.com operates online marketplaces for 24 of the world’s top 30 pharmaceutical companies, over 80 biotech companies and the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). The company was recently recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States for the 5th consecutive year.
“InsideScientific has built an industry-leading science education platform used by thousands of life science researchers,” stated Kevin Lustig, PhD, Founder and CEO of Scientist.com. “We have joined forces to create a single research ecosystem that empowers and connects scientists worldwide, and speeds up medical research.”