VIVO is an open community, an open information model, and an open source semantic web application, supporting the advancement of scholarship by integrating and sharing information about scholars, their activities and their accomplishments.

Membership in VIVO presents an opportunity to support existing efforts and prepare VIVO to provide long-term benefits to a worldwide community.

VIVO is a project of DuraSpace, to realize a shared mission through an established legal and financial framework compatible with VIVO’s own vision and goals. 

DuraSpace is an independent 501(c)(3) not-for-profit born from a vision to preserve our shared scholarly, scientific, and cultural record. DuraSpace leads the development and improvement of open technologies that provide long-term, durable access to digital assets. DuraSpace is developing strategies for managing the 'data deluge' and addressing the challenge of converting data produced by scholars and scientists into useful information.

VIVO Members

Platinum Members - $20,000

  • Duke University
  • Texas A&M
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
  • Weill Cornell Medical College

Gold Members - $10,000

  • Brown University
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • SIGMA, Spain
  • Stanford University

Silver Members - $5,000

  • Cineca, Italy
  • University of New Mexico

Bronze Members - $2,500

  • American Psychological Association
  • Dartmouth College
  • George Washington University
  • Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) - German National Library of Science and Technology
  • Technical University of Denmark
  • University of Florida
  • University of Idaho
  • Université du Québec à Montréal

Additional Supporters

  • East Carolina University, Joyner Library
  • La Trobe University
  • McMaster University
  • University of Oklahoma

VIVO Corporate Sponsorship

We offer a customizable sponsor benefit package to provide our corporate sponsors with the benefits that mean the most to them. All sponsors start with basic benefits, and depending on your sponsorship level, you select additional benefits that serve your organization best.

Investor Level

  • Clarivate

More Information


Please contact Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director,