for Academia

Choose a plan that’s right for you

Open Research

free forever

Ideal for publishing protocols

  • Unlimited Public Protocols
  • Unlimited public workspaces
  • Unlimited public versions and forks
  • Digital Object Identifier (DOI) for each protocol & version
  • Integration with ORCID & CROSSREF for maximum discoverability
  • Long term preservation (CLOCKSS) and mirroring (Internet Archive, GitHub)
  • Basic support
The platform will always be free for published protocols.


user per month
billed annually

Ideal for private collaboration

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  • Everything in "Open Research"
  • Private and secure workspace
  • Shared notebook records
  • Calendar-based Task Manager
  • Reagent Manager
  • Training
  • Dedicated support
  • Export and backups
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Ideal for organizations and institutions

View standard institutional contract.

  • Premium accounts for students and staff
  • Dedicated account & customer service manager
  • Protocol import service
  • SAML single sign-on
  • HIPAA support
  • Audit trail and electronic signature for 21 CFR Part 11
  • Up to 4 training webinars per year
  • Integration with the institutional repository
  • Custom branded institutional page
  • Usage analytics
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Academic Research Program (ARP) offers waivers for individuals and research groups that are on the cutting edge of research, but need help with funding. Our Academic Research Waiver is a program for those who cannot attain Premium access and have plans to publish their research upon completion.


  • Knowledge continuity

    Keep your protocols and scientific knowledge safely in your institution/company

  • Security and privacy

    Create different levels of access for any protocol

  • Single workspace

    Use a single workspace for collaboration with colleagues or customers through protocol optimizations and discussions

  • Access freedom

    Make your private protocols accessible from anywhere and with any device (laptop, iPad or mobile)