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The Lens Scales for Impact

The Lens Scales for Impact

Moore Foundation supports The Lens’ growth as the definitive open global innovation resource. Canberra, Australia and Palo Alto, USA. 13...  Read More

Mapping Climate Innovations

Mapping Climate Innovations

60+ Climate Action Landscapes in Energy, Transportation, Natural Resources, Food & Agriculture, Industry & Manufacturing now live. The hottest days...  Read More

Why The Lens is focusing on Human Intentionality and Trusted Partnerships

Why The Lens is focusing on Human Intentionality and Trusted Partnerships

How to intervene in time to save our supportive ecosystem? With so much attention on AI, we must not lose...  Read More

Artificial intelligence adoption in the physical sciences, natural sciences, life sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities: A bibliometric analysis of research publications from 1960-2021

Artificial intelligence adoption in the physical sciences, natural sciences, life sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities: A bibliometric analysis of research publications from 1960-2021

Analysing historical patterns of artificial intelligence (AI) adoption can inform decisions about AI capability uplift, but research to date has...  Read More

Iridescent Bio partners with The Lens to bring protein patents to life with AI and computational modelling

Iridescent Bio partners with The Lens to bring protein patents to life with AI and computational modelling

Iridescent Bio is a tech startup based in The Netherlands creating a cloud platform for protein patent "content modelling" in...  Read More

Advanced Manufacturing Research in Australia: What is its impact?

Advanced Manufacturing Research in Australia: What is its impact?

Research Strategies Australia has undertaken an analysis of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) research in Australia since 2015 to examine the...  Read More

Beilstein-Institut Integrates Lens

Beilstein-Institut Integrates Lens

Beilstein-Institut collaborates with The Lens to provide readers with the most comprehensive and accurate overview of the impact of individual...  Read More

Parents, Children, and Other Relationships in ROR Records

Parents, Children, and Other Relationships in ROR Records

One common question we receive about ROR registry records is whether they reflect organizational hierarchy and relationships between organizations –...  Read More

Nature announces support for authors from over 70 countries to publish open access

Nature announces support for authors from over 70 countries to publish open access

Authors from low-income and lower-middle income countries to be able to publish for free in Nature and the Nature research...  Read More

The Lens awarded major grant to bridge science, enterprise and government for faster climate innovation.

The Lens awarded major grant to bridge science, enterprise and government for faster climate innovation.

The Lens announces a new major grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to scale its work on innovation cartography. Over...  Read More

Informed by Evidence, Inspired by Imagination. An Interview with Richard Jefferson, Founder of <em>The Lens</em>

Informed by Evidence, Inspired by Imagination. An Interview with Richard Jefferson, Founder of The Lens

Summary Richard Jefferson, a molecular biologist and founder of The Lens, was interviewed by Anjana Rijal on behalf of the...  Read More

Data4Good – Innovation, Industry & Infrastructure Award Winner: Lens.org

Data4Good – Innovation, Industry & Infrastructure Award Winner: Lens.org

(US and Canada) CDO Magazine and EDM Council congratulate Lens.org for winning the inaugural 2022 Data4Good Award in the Innovation, Industry &...  Read More

Turning Science into Social Outcomes – A conversation with Richard Jefferson

Turning Science into Social Outcomes – A conversation with Richard Jefferson

Richard Jefferson  is a molecular biologist, social entrepreneur, inventor, open information systems proponent and innovation system strategist. He founded Cambia...  Read More

Springer Nature and The Lens partner to accelerate use of science to advance solutions to global challenges

Springer Nature and The Lens partner to accelerate use of science to advance solutions to global challenges

New agreement will provide richer data on impact of research on driving innovation and actionLondon | Canberra, 10 November 2022 ...  Read More

The Lens partners with Universidad de Colima to Accelerate Innovation across Latin America

The Lens partners with Universidad de Colima to Accelerate Innovation across Latin America

We are pleased to announce Cambia/The Lens and the Universidad De Colima have formed a strategic partnership to help accelerate...  Read More

Transitioning From Meta to Lens

Transitioning From Meta to Lens

Welcome to The Lens!   The Lens is highly mission aligned to Meta’s commitment to using knowledge to find solutions to...  Read More

The Lens Scholarly MetaRecord Strategy: Beyond Microsoft Academic Graph

The Lens Scholarly MetaRecord Strategy: Beyond Microsoft Academic Graph

In May, Microsoft announced plans to retire the Microsoft Academic Graph (MAG) at the end of 2021. The contributions from...  Read More

Solving COVID and Climate: ‘Innovation Without Borders’

Solving COVID and Climate: ‘Innovation Without Borders’

Press Release - Tuesday, 14th September 2021 The Lens Collective Action Project levels the playing field with universal open access...  Read More

Covid-19 patent landscape confusion is a big concern for life sciences organisations

Covid-19 patent landscape confusion is a big concern for life sciences organisations

New data is beginning to shed light on covid-19-related IP filings, but major patent landscape uncertainties pose dangers for research...  Read More

The Lens awarded $2M USD to strengthen institutional innovation capabilities

The Lens awarded $2M USD to strengthen institutional innovation capabilities

Press Release - Tuesday, 2nd March 2021 Cambia today announced a $2M USD grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates...  Read More

SPIE announces partnership with global open-knowledge platform The Lens

SPIE announces partnership with global open-knowledge platform The Lens

In a publishing-partnership first, The Lens' unique open data will be fully integrated into the SPIE Digital Library platform BELLINGHAM,...  Read More

The Lens: Open for Outcomes

The Lens: Open for Outcomes

SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) recently featured The Lens as part of a series of impact stories...  Read More

Landscape of coronavirus research across three decades

Landscape of coronavirus research across three decades

In a recent Medium post, Dr Anisah Alyahya uses the Lens to conduct literature searches and create term maps to...  Read More

Using the Lens database for staff publications

Using the Lens database for staff publications

In a rapidly changing landscape, many health sciences libraries are looking to increase the support they provide for research in...  Read More

Using Lens.org to kick start your literature review – a search strategy for finding review papers, systematic reviews and meta-analysis

Using Lens.org to kick start your literature review – a search strategy for finding review papers, systematic reviews and meta-analysis

In his latest blog post, Aaron Tay provides an exploration of the tools, techniques and strategies for conducting your literature...  Read More

Scholarly search engine comparison

Scholarly search engine comparison

A recent comparison of scholarly search engines conducted by Jeroen Bosman, a thought leader in open science and librarian at...  Read More

The rise of the “open” discovery indexes? Lens.org, Semantic Scholar and Scinapse

The rise of the “open” discovery indexes? Lens.org, Semantic Scholar and Scinapse

In his latest blog post, Aaron Tay provides an insightful and thoughtful piece on the emergence of open scholarly discovery...  Read More

The Lens MetaRecord and LensID: An open identifier system for aggregated metadata and versioning of  knowledge artefacts

The Lens MetaRecord and LensID: An open identifier system for aggregated metadata and versioning of knowledge artefacts

Abstract Ambiguity is inherent in the digital records of entities such as patents, scholarly works, human names, or institutions. While...  Read More

Apple After Jony Ive: Aligning Hardware and Software Design in an Innovation Network

Apple After Jony Ive: Aligning Hardware and Software Design in an Innovation Network

Kenedict Innovation Analytics provides new ways to analyse, visualise and measure innovation-related data and facilitates fact-based decision-making with regard to...  Read More

How to Handle Data Exported from The Lens in CiteSpace

How to Handle Data Exported from The Lens in CiteSpace

CiteSpace is a widely used and freely available tool for visually exploring and analyzing trends and patterns in scientific literature....  Read More