Enago Acquires US-based RAx Labs Inc. – to Provide End-to-End AI Solutions for all Author and Publisher Needs
The acquisition will help Enago rapidly scale up its AI business and technological offerings.
Enago, a global leader in providing research and publication solutions, announced its acquisition of RAx Labs Inc. (www.raxter.io), a US-based company specializing in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Processing (NLP)-based products for literature review, critical reading, concept extraction, semantic knowledge mining, content discovery, and recommendation tools for researchers and publishers.
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RAx was founded in 2017 by Prof. Sourish Dasgupta, a Computer Science PhD from University of Missouri-Kansas City. With 15+ years of research experience in AI, Machine Learning, and NLP, he has supervised several research scholars and has deep connections with the global research community. RAx provides an advanced suite of AI tools for researchers and publishers to assist them with various literature analysis tasks, including discovery and selection, organizing and citation, comprehension and analysis, and peer review. The suite includes tools that help researchers with crisp, cohesive summaries and research highlights for quick assessments, similar paper discovery and comparison, critical reading, reference management, and much more.
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Enago has developed advanced proprietary AI tools and platforms aimed at the STEM research and publishing communities. Its editing and publication support services are used by leading academic publishers and have assisted over two million researchers globally. Its suite of AI tools like Trinka (www.trinka.ai) and AuthorOne (www.authorone.ai/) is also preferred by thousands of authors worldwide and are integrated in the world’s leading publishers’ workflows.
This acquisition will bring Enago’s deep industry knowledge, user understanding, and presence and RAx’s significant technology expertise together to benefit all academia through cutting-edge AI tools to increase research quality and shorten the time to publication. Publishers would be able to harness superior AI technologies to boost content visibility and consumption like never before.
Prof. Sourish Dasgupta of RAx Labs said, “We are extremely excited to be a part of Enago’s expert global team. By combining Enago’s industry expertise, scale, and reach in the publishing industry with RAx team’s deep understanding of the end users and superior NLP-ML technology, we will be able to provide the superior and smarter knowledge acquisition and management platforms to researchers. Through Enago’s platform, we’d work with publishers to bring advanced AI technology and cutting-edge research capabilities in rolling out superlative knowledge mining tools that will significantly change the way users engage with publisher portals. We look forward to dramatically improving the ways researchers and publishers engage with each other during scholarly communication. This acquisition strengthens our commitment and expertise to build that extreme research assistant – the Jarvis for researchers!”
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