About Kolabtree: The world’s largest platform for freelance scientists


Founded in 2015, Kolabtree is an online platform that connects organizations to freelance scientists and researchers. Companies like Volkswagen, Sage Publishing and Technology Networks are turning to Kolabtree to easily source PhD-qualified experts from across the globe. With over 15,000 experts on board, Kolabtree is the world’s largest platform for freelance scientists. 

Why Kolabtree was founded

Scientific expertise largely been available to only the select few who could afford to access it. However, that is now changing, due to the gig economy. 

Over the last few years, highly specialized experts have started to work as freelancers or as independent consultants. Nature reports that just in computer and mathematics, about 22% of workers are in non-traditional work arrangements. This is of great advantage to small businesses and organizations, who often need to consult experts on a one-off basis. Kolabtree aims to bridge this gap, offering a platform for freelance experts to list their services, and for businesses to easily access those services. 

We at Kolabtree believe strongly that research be made accessible to all. Collaboration is one of the answers to improving the quality of the research and industry as a whole, and paving the way for better innovations.

Easy access to a global pool of freelance experts

Kolabtree assures you of quick help on 2,000+ subject areas, facilitates easy access to specialist freelancers, and allows you to choose your own budget per project. We offer a secure space where clients can find, hire and pay experts easily. 

Whether you’re looking for help with data analysis, product development or editing your research paper, Kolabtree can connect you with qualified experts who will take your project to success. 

Kolabtree Services

Kolabtree’s global pool of scientists offer services in a wide range of areas, including: 

How it Works 

Kolabtree makes it easy for businesses, entrepreneurs and organizations to find experts, hire and pay securely. The process is simple, quick and painless.

  1. Post a project: Take a couple of minutes to fill out a quick form outlining your requirements.
  2. Get quotes from experts: Freelancers will view your project and send you their proposals for review. You can also choose to keep your project details visible only to a particular freelancers whom  you personally invite to work on your project.
  3. Interview applicants: Make audio/video calls directly on the platform and interact with freelancers to get an idea of how well their skills align to the project at hand. If you’re not sure about your budget, this is a good time to discuss the scope of work and fee with the freelancer.
  4. Hire: Once you hire a freelancer, you pay the agreed fee into an escrow fund where your money is held safely. Only once you confirm that the project is complete is the payment transferred to the freelancer.

Security & Confidentiality 

Easily sign NDAs
Kolabtree ensures safety and security of your payments and personal information. Kolabtree’s T&C include a default confidentiality clause. However, you can also upload and sign a custom agreement or NDA for additional protection of your information or idea.

Payment protection guaranteed
When you hire a freelancer on Kolabtree, you pay into an escrow fund where your money is held safely until the project is complete. This ensures payment protection for both client and freelancer. The payment is released to the freelancer once you confirm that the work has been delivered.

Post your Project for Free

It only takes a couple of minutes to post your project for free or contact a freelancer of your choice for a quote . Post your project now.

Kolabtree helps businesses worldwide hire experts on demand. Our freelancers have helped companies publish research papers, develop products, analyze data, and more. It only takes a minute to tell us what you need done and get quotes from experts for free.


About Author

Ramya Sriram manages digital content and communications at Kolabtree (kolabtree.com), the world's largest freelancing platform for scientists. She has over a decade of experience in publishing, advertising and digital content creation.

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