SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scientist.com, the leading marketplace for outsourced scientific services, today announced that it ranked no. 155 on Inc. magazine’s 2017 List of the 5000 Fastest-Growing privately-owned companies in America, and it ranked no. 11 in the country in the Health category. The San Diego-based company builds private marketplaces that connect many of the world’s largest life science research organizations with a global network of thousands of research suppliers.
“Using Scientist.com, research organizations of pharmaceutical companies, biotech start-ups and academic and research institutes can get near instant access to thousands of the latest research technologies and services,” stated Paul A. Stone, JD, Partner at 5AM Ventures, a Scientist.com investor. “The marketplace saves researchers time, reduces costs, promotes access to innovation and ensures regulatory compliance. Scientist.com is improving how life science research is done and is a key enabler in a complex environment.”
Founded in 2007, Scientist.com’s impressive growth can be attributed to its recent partnerships with 13 of the world’s top 25 pharmaceutical companies and the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). The marketplace is also used by scientists in biotechnology, consumer health, crop science, animal health, cosmetic testing and academia.
“All researchers need easier ways of accessing external innovation, and all procurement groups need improved tools for managing such access,” said Kevin Lustig, Scientist.com’s CEO. “Our online platform enables scientists anywhere to connect with qualified research suppliers worldwide, and then purchase research services on demand. It’s a game-changer for life science.”
Scientist.com is the world's leading scientific services marketplace. The marketplace simplifies research sourcing, saves time and money and provides access to innovative tools and technologies - while maintaining full compliance with an organization’s procurement policies. Scientist.com operates private marketplaces for most of the world’s major pharmaceutical companies and the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). Visit scientist.com to learn more.