WHAT IS ILLUMIN8?
illumin8 is a powerful research tool that provides innovation and R&D professionals with actionable insights from scientific, patent, web and news content—resulting in more confident decisions during the early stages of innovation.
illumin8's unique benefits are made possible through a combination of user features, specialized technology, and content:
An intuitive semantic search that highlights relationships between topics, technologies, organizations, and people by “reading” content:
The EXPLORE section lets users quickly see the “who, what and how” of an opportunity space through categorized results and interactive data charts.
The EVALUATE section lets users better gauge whether it makes sense to pursue a technology or approach by highlighting potential problems and benefits.
The COMPARE section lets users simultaneously assess two chosen topics based on trends in volumes of published records, and relevant organizations, people, products and approaches.
The REPORT section includes illumin8 Reports that are customizable documents that you can generate to summarize and share your key findings and analysis of your research topics.
A trusted content base for keeping up with the latest science and technology developments:
News & Web: Billions of web pages, including more than 1,000 online business, technical, and trade news sources that are updated daily
Journals ans Abstracts: 5 Million+ scientific and technical articles from 1,800 Elsevier journals, and 40 Million+ scientific records from Elsevier and 5,000+ publishers
Patents: 24 million+ patents from 5 patent offices worldwide (WIPO, US, European, UK and Japan)
The ability to set up ALERTS for whenever new content that matches your research topic becomes available.
A web-based interface that lets you and your team access the insights you need, with no software installation required