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Have questions regarding Pivot or need some technical support? Contact our Support Team for help.

Email us or tel. +1. 800-521-0600 ext. 74440 or +1.734-997-4440

Support hours are: Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm Eastern Time


Check out our Pivot Support Center accessible at any time.

Pivot Webinars

We offer several webinars on many different topics each month. Below are links to our schedule of upcoming sessions and recordings of recent ones.

Upcoming sessions and recordings:

We also offer a series of brief video tutorials: Pivot Training Videos

The Pivot funding database has a new look!


New User Interface Benefits:

  • User friendly – more intuitive access to the most important and most used features.
  • Customizable – highly customizable to match our institutional branding.
  • More helpful – additional on-screen links to guide users to available help and resources.
  • Responsive – designed to be used and displayed fully across any device, desktop, mobile, and so forth.
  • Accessibility – provides a database that is accessible for all users.
  • Learn more Pivot new UI FAQ’s

What is Pivot?

Pivot provides Research Administrators, Research Development Professionals, and individual faculty members the edge—by bringing together the right research opportunities, funding, and people—quickly and easily. It provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration—for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students.

Updated daily, with this tool researchers, faculty and research administrators gain a competitive edge when identifying funding opportunities. With Pivot, connecting the right opportunities with the right people is routine.

Pivot is a power tool that:

  • Provides access to the most comprehensive global source of funding opportunities—totaling billions of dollars and growing
  • Identifies researcher expertise from within or outside of your organization from millions of profiles from leading research organizations worldwide (more than 3.6 million researcher profiles)
  • Fosters collaboration by cultivating essential partnerships and alliances
  • Enhances communication, monitoring, and tracking amongst individual faculty, teams, or researchers and the Research Development office
  • Allows the focus to be on winning the necessary awards and grants
  • Builds strong network connections for future opportunities
  • Allow you to include your institution’s internal funding within Pivot
  • Help your institution gain more attention with the Pivot Profiles


Pivot ‚ÄčIntegrations

ORCID: With an ORCID Integration, researchers’ publications are synchronized to ensure the most accurate automation matching with Funding Opportunities.

Papers Invited® database: a comprehensive collection of calls for papers issued by professional bodies, journal editors and other conference organizers in all academic disciplines.

InfoReady Review: The Pivot and InfoReady Review integration helps you by creating a seamless workflow from funding opportunity discovery to candidate selection.

PIVOT™ Gallery: Promote Your Institution’s Talent. PIVOT™ Gallery provides institutions a customized view of their institution’s expertise. This can deepen institution’s exposure to Tech Transfer opportunities, as well as other visibility for experts.

Introduction to Pivot

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