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Atypon’s Continued Growth in 2019 Featured New Acquisitions, Products, and International Markets

January 30, 2020

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA—Atypon, the leading scholarly and professional publishing platform provider, in 2019 signed 7 new clients, launched 7 new client websites and 2 new applications for researchers, made 2 acquisitions, extended its contracts with 10 of its long-term clients, and grew its staff by more than 5%.

Further broadening its international market presence, Atypon launched the Chinese Chemical Society in Beijing and the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre in Saudi Arabia. The company also signed new deals with utb GmbH, a consortium of midsize German publishers, and Informit, part of RMIT Training, Atypon’s first Australian client. 

Expanding its offerings into B2C technologies, Atypon launched two new productivity tools for researchers and practitioners that add value for publishers as well. Scitrus, an AI-driven discovery app, gives users a personalized feed of the most relevant research in their field while delivering publishers precision-targeted audiences. Manuscripts, a collaborative authoring app, enables users to attach and execute the data and code behind their research and provides publisher-specific templates that automatically format submissions correctly, decreasing editorial work for publishers. 

In June 2019, Atypon acquired two companies whose products will augment existing Atypon solutions: RedLink will broaden the company’s offerings for libraries with the Library Dashboard; Inera adds key capabilities for automated document cleanup, formatting, editing, and XML conversion to Atypon’s technology arsenal.

Plans for 2020 include expanding the feature set for Literatum, Atypon’s online publishing platform, to include more discovery features driven by machine learning, and new products and features that support Open Science. Atypon will also release a major upgrade of Atypon Insights, Literatum’s analytics and business intelligence module.

Organizations that partnered with Atypon in 2019 include:

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physicians
  • Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Informit, part of RMIT Training
  • National Association for State Workforce Agencies
  • utb GmbH (a consortium of midsize German publishers)

Atypon launched 7 new Literatum publication websites:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • American Urological Association (Wolters Kluwer)
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Chinese Chemical Society
  • European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
  • King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
  • National Association for State Workforce Agencies


About Atypon
Atypon develops publishing technologies for getting mission-critical content into the hands of the practitioners and researchers who need it most. Atypon’s online publishing and website development tools let publishers manage, deliver, and monetize all of the content they distribute—from standards and scholarly articles to video and online courses. Atypon’s tools for researchers let them easily author, discover, and access the content they need. Founded in 1996, Atypon is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with over 470 staff in 9 offices around the world.

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