One flow for the entire research life cycle

From the initial idea through the resulting publications and patents.

More than 50 universities, funders, and research institutions in 12 countries use the Converis current research information management system (CRIS) to manage their research from the initial idea through the resulting publications and patents.

Working with Converis

Support the complete research lifecycle

Converis is the only highly configurable research information management system that handles it all, from the earliest due diligence in the grant process through the final results, including publications and patents.

Improve your workflows

Streamline and digitize the work that's been done on paper, in email, or in legacy systems by managing structured, customizable workflows in Converis.

Customize as needed

You can use it right out of the box. Or you can customize the workflows, templates, reports, and every key element of Converis to suit your organization.

Make your work visible

Make research profiles, activities, and results visible online, increasing transparency and inspiring new collaborations within or outside your organization. Your public profile also helps attract new staff and students.

Leverage the data you already have

Collect information once and use it many times. Converis connects to more than 50 different systems, including finance and library functions, institutional repositories, human resources, and publication databases.

Create powerful reporting

Stay on-strategy with live-data dashboards, indicators, charts, and tables for internal and external reporting. The state-of-the-art Converis user interface is specifically designed for reporting and presentation.

Align with leading standards

You can rely on Thomson Reuters as a partner for staying on top of trends and standards in research information management. Thomson Reuters takes a leading role in initiatives like CERIF, CASRAI, ORCID, and VIVO and is a proud member of euroCRIS, CASRAI, ORCID, DINI, ARMA, EARMA, VIVO, SRAInternational, Inorms and CyberForum.

Converis Modules

Converis gives your organization complete support along the research lifecycle. These integrated modules handle the heavy lifting.

Pre-and post-award management

Manage and report on a project from the initial idea and application process through the project itself, and track results such as publications, presentations, and citations of your published work.

Publication management

Systematically collect, validate, and report on publication of research results. Track bibliographic meta-data as well as full texts, including Open Access repository integration.

Research analytics

Converis offers an interactive, intuitive web interface for reporting on projects and publications. It’s never been easier to meet reporting requirements and examine your institutional track record.

Configuration module

Use this interface to adjust all key elements of Converis – data model, workflows, templates, user rights, and more.

Graduate student management

Administer the complete graduate student lifecycle, from admissions through study plans, on-program management, thesis submission, and graduation.

Research portal

Showcase your successes, your organization and your people to the world through a turnkey solution which can also be personalised.


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