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COS Pivot

COS introduces Pivot:
The next generation of funding and research expertise - connected.

The Community of Science (COS) is using a new interface, called Pivot that replaces the former COS Funding Opportunities, COS Expertise and other related functions.  The web link is   A quick guide to the enhanced functionality offered through Pivot is described below.  

For years, COS has been recognized around the world for its coverage and inclusion of funding from a wide variety of sources as well as its access to the world’s research community.

Now, Pivot provides researchers, research administrators, and their institutions the edge by bringing together the right research opportunities, funding and people quickly and easily.  It provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration for faculty, staff and graduate students.

Search Funding Opportunitites

Pivot Profiles

  • Quick Search is an easy way to make a broad search of the funding opportunities available.
  • Your COS Pivot Account allows you access to the system (same username and password for Pivot as COS). If not, create an account.
  • Advance Search allows you to create a search query based on refined fields of information.
  • Funding Alerts are weekly notices emailed to you that match your saved search query.
See how by watching the Pivot Channel.

Pivot training videos on YouTube

To learn more about this new service, please contact Karen Harper.


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