Serving the needs of today’s research institutions

At Symplectic, we work alongside our clients and partners to understand their needs, and develop solutions that address specific business challenges.
Our solutions have been categorised based on four primary uses of Elements.


includes all of these great features:

  • Researcher CV & Biosketch export using up-to-date profile information.
  • Capturing of grants, teaching and a wide range of other scholarly activities.
  • Continuous, automated publication harvesting from the widest range of external sources.

Open Access

includes everything in Core, plus:

  • Simplified workflows to encourage repository deposits and OA engagement.
  • Access to the OA Monitor, to visualise and report on open access engagement.
  • Advanced integration with major open repository platforms, including figshare for institutions.

Faculty Reporting

includes everything in Core, plus:

  • Capturing data to support faculty review processes.
  • The ability to define custom reporting templates according to institutional needs.
  • Dedicated features for government returns exercises; REF, HERDC and PBRF.


includes everything in Open Access and Faculty Reporting, plus:

  • The ability to capture and store evidence data to demonstrate research impact.
  • The ability to create, edit and share dashboards with various stakeholders across the institution, helping to identify data gaps, analyse trends and aid strategic decision making.

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We offer full data import, installation, integration, and configuration services to institutions. Our in-house experts have decades of experience working with institutions of all sizes.

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