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Comprehensive Gateway Consulting Services

Between SGX3 and SGCI, our comprehensive gateway consulting services are carefully designed to support your gateway's development and operation, whether you're starting from scratch or refining an already existing gateway. 

Comprehensive Design, Development, and Sustainability Consulting

We provide comprehensive consulting engagements that will help you create a new science gateway or make a significant upgrade to your existing science gateway at a fraction of the cost of doing it on your own. Our consultations have demonstrated an acceleration of over 7x for client projects.  Here are some examples of how we've helped gateway projects achieve their goals

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Our team consists of experts in all areas of gateway development, operations, and sustainability. We can provide services in each of these areas in the amounts you need to successfully execute your project, without you having to staff full-time personnel, in each of these areas:

Technical Support

Our experienced developers will work with your team to create and deploy new gateways or to implement technical enhancements to your existing gateway. Our technical team includes front-end, database, and middleware developers.

Typical engagement: Our team is available in the right amounts to assist you with the goals you need to achieve. Whether it’s part of a technical expert for a limited time.
User Experience Design

Our designers will work with you to develop user-centered designs for how your community will use your gateway.

Typical engagement: 2-3 months
Usability

Our usability specialists will conduct usability studies on your gateway and make recommendations to improve user interactions.

Typical engagement: 2-3 months
Graphic Design

Our designers will work with you to create new logos and branding for your gateway.

Typical engagement: 1 month
Proposal Development Consulting

SGCI will work with you as part of your proposal team to develop highly competitive federal grant proposals. Our leadership team has significant experience in both leading and supporting a wide range of federal grant proposals. We will work with you to adapt our core consulting services for your proposal. 

You may apply at any time. Email help@sciencegateways.org to get started.
Sustainability

Our experts will provide you, as part of a cohort of gateways, with an intensive course on sustaining your gateway, follow-up consulting, and in-depth analysis and sustainability plan development.

1-week mini-course or 2-3 month in-depth engagement