Discover scientific knowledge and connect with your peers from anywhere with the ResearchGate app. Keep up with the latest research in your field and choose what you want to read later. Connect with your peers and message them directly from your mobile. Keep up with your stats, including reads, recommendations, and citations of your work.Who are ResearchGate's competitors?
ResearchGate's competitors include Academia.edu, Google Scholar and Mendeley. In 2016 Academia.edu reportedly had more registered users (about 34 million versus 11 million) and higher web traffic, but ResearchGate was substantially larger in terms of active usage by researchers.Does researchresearchgate charge fees for content on the site?
ResearchGate does not charge fees for putting content on the site and does not require peer review.What is the reception of ResearchGate?
Reception. A 2009 article in BusinessWeek reported that ResearchGate was a "potentially powerful link" in promoting innovation in developing countries by connecting scientists from those nations with their peers in industrialized nations. It said the website had become popular largely due to its ease of use.