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Our mission is to help researchers, institutions and companies to maximize the impact of their research. Our vision is to harness scientific research, communication and engagement to help shape the response to today’s major scientific and societal challenges.


Dan Csontos, PhD
Founder & Editorial Director

Dan directs and manages all of Elevate’s activities, including facilitating research strategies and collaborations, framing of large research projects and proposals, support in developing grant applications and high-impact research papers, and editorial and creative direction of science-communication solutions for clients across the world.

He is also the Education Director of Elevate Scientific Academy, where he develops and delivers high-end researcher trainings to researchers and institutions.

He has more than 20 years’ experience in academia, science communications and consulting. Prior to founding Elevate, Dan was an editor with the international journals Nature and Nature Physics. He holds a PhD in nanophysics from Lund University, Sweden