Distinguished Research Administrators Form Boutique Consultancy

Five recognized leaders in R&D Management Join Forces with Consilience International and Launch WWW.RESEARCHCOLLABORATORY.COM

Glens Falls, NY – October 14, 2010 –Consilience International LLC, developers of the Ideate Software Framework (www.ideate.com), in collaboration with Michael McCallister PhD; Pam Whitlock MBA/CRA; Richard Keogh PhD; Dorothy Yates MBA; and Jared Eicher MBA, announced today that they have formed The ResearchCollaboratory (www.researchcollaboratory.com), which will provide support to research-intensive organizations.


The ResearchCollaboratory is a boutique consultancy with a fresh approach to delivering professional services that is designed to cut costs, save time, and deliver better results for resource-constrained and highly-regulated research administration offices. The consultancy is a cooperative of recognized experts in the field that have come together to help organizations grow their research while improving efficiency and compliance. Mike McCallister is the central contact for the group. Consilience International will be providing back-office support services to the group so they can focus on client business.

The ResearchCollaboratory team is comprised of proven professionals with impressive credentials.

  • 3 MBAs, 2 PhDs
  • 1 AVP, 3 Directors, 1 Project Manager
  • 2 Past Presidents of SRA
  • 1 Past President of NCURA
  • 1 SRA Hartford-Nicholson Distinguished Service Award
  • 2 NCURA Distinguished Service Awards

Collectively they have over 100 years of experience in the research arena. The team is regionally distributed with consultants based in the East (NY), West (WY), South (NC, FL) and Central (IN).

“All of us have done consulting work on our own for many years,” noted Mike McCallister of The ResearchCollaboratory. “By banding together we provide a concentrated resource for research organizations, which benefits from our collaboration and collective experience. We plan to act as an extension of the community, providing focused domain expertise to solve problems.”

About Consilience International LLC and the Ideate Framework

Consilience International is the developer of the patent-pending Ideate™ framework (www.ideate.com), which provides an innovative new choice for research management systems. Ideate’s portal and suite of research applications are designed to make the management of research as compelling as the pursuit of discovery. The Framework combines rich web 2.0 functionality with robust open web architecture to deliver a next generation solution for enterprise research management. Research Organizations can take advantage of a comprehensive suite of ready-to-use applications for managing the lifecycle of grants and contracts (pre-and post award), protocols (Human, Animal, and Safety), research outputs, and conflicts-of-interest. The entire suite of core research applications is bundled for cost-effective licenses and subscriptions. The Consilience team has deep roots in the industry, with over 100 year’s collective experience working with leading research organizations worldwide. For information visit www.ideate.com, call +1 (646)-502-8062, or email [email protected].

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