How it Works

Getting started is quick and easy
Customize your service and collaborate with 
  • an expert
  • a scientist
  • a mathematician
  • a physicist
  • a biologist
  • a chemist
  • an astrophysicist
  • an engineer
  • 01
    Your project details are safe, secure and visible only to logged-in users.
  • 02
    You shortlist the experts and we do the rest.
  • 03
    Work with the expert to get your desired output. Keep track of files and conversations in the user-friendly Workspace.
    You approve the deliverables only if you’re happy with results.
Why Kolabtree

Offering secure payments, IP protection and assured satisfaction, Kolabtree makes it easy for you to collaborate seamlessly with freelancers across the globe.


Confidentiality assured

  • Post your project confidentially, visible to only select freelancers
  • Kolabtree’s T&Cs include a default confidentiality clause that protects the IP of the client
  • Kolabtree’s T&Cs include a default NDA clause too

Secure, flexible payments

  • Pay per project or by the hour.
  • Increase the scope of work and fee at any time
  • Use milestones and timesheets to keep track of progress and make partial payments

100% satisfaction guaranteed

  • Deposit your funds securely once you select a freelancer
  • Approve the deliverables only when you’re fully satisfied with the quality
  • Schedule calls and interview experts before finalizing the expert

Dedicated support team

  • Our support team handpicks and invites relevant freelancers
  • A Dedicated Account Manager is assigned to each project to personally assist you at every stage
  • Access quick support 24x7
Two ways to work with us
two way

Post a Project

Post a project and get quotes from Kolabtree for free. Once you post your project, you can invite freelancers from our recommended expert list. Best option if you want to save time.

two way

Choose a freelancer

Find an expert and provide Project details to get quotes. You can choose to make your project visible to specific experts or open it up to all Kolabtree freelancers.

At every stage, you have full control over who can see your project on Kolabtree. Your project privacy options can be changed at any time.

Request a Service

Kolabtree’s freelancers work remotely across 170+ countries and are affiliated to highly reputed institutions like Cambridge University, MIT, Harvard University, and more. We are a one-stop resource for accessing on-demand expertise that’s unavailable elsewhere.

Why Hire Freelancers over Consulting Agencies?

Hiring freelancers on demand provides a wealth of benefits for your business. Here’s a quick comparison of working with consulting firms vs on-demand experts on Kolabtree.

Consulting Firms Freelancers
COSTS Expensive, good for large and structured companies Cost-effective, especially for SMBs and startups with limited resources
ON-DEMAND SERVICES Not practical for one-off requirements or on-demand expertise Perfect for one-off requirements and accessing experts on demand
TIME & EFFORT Complex and time-consuming, requiring paperwork and planning. Multiple people involved. Easy to directly speak with the person actually working on your project and explain your requirements.
COMMITMENT Usually requires a minimum commitment or a bundled service No minimum commitment or contract required
FLEXIBILITY Standard rates apply with limited scope for customization Get a range of quotes from different freelancers before picking the best fit
Frequently Asked Questions provides services to business and academics worldwide through its platform of online network of experts for short or medium-term projects. Whether individuals or businesses require the expertise of Ph.D. or other qualified professionals, they can post their projects on our platform and we get the job done.
For the Client or Project Owner, provides immediate access to thousands of experts with specific skills in various academic disciplines. Once you share your project requirements and invite experts, you will then receive proposals from Kolabtree. To understand the project's details, timeframe, and assess if a freelancer is suitable, you can communicate privately or schedule calls with the freelancers. If you have any questions about the proposed fee, you can contact the Kolabtree team for help.
To create a project on Kolabtree:
Use "Request a Service" or "Create Project" button on the website.
Choose your privacy setting: Either make it visible to all experts or invite specific ones.
Select the category and sub-service that fit your project.
Specify the subject expertise and desired deliverables.
Give your project a concise title and provide a clear description.
Set a budget range and hiring timeline.
View proposals from Kolabtree and engage with experts through private messages.
When ready, accept the SOW, fund the project, and collaborate.
In order to get started as an expert on Kolabtree, you will need to make sure your profile is fully filled in and approved. There are 3 ways you are able to submit your proposals for projects:
1. A client might personally invite you to a project: this is when the client has hand picked you from our Browse Experts Page, and is eager to get in touch with you to start working on this project.
2. Our team at Kolabtree will be inviting you to projects that we believe you will be a good fit for.
3. You can visit the "Browse Projects" page ( where you can search for projects and proceed to submit your proposal.
4. Kolabtree will assess your proposal and take that forward.
Kolabtree has a rich expert database, with over 20,000 experts who specialize in different areas ranging from Chemical Engineering to Data Analysis and Food Science & Technology. Please visit our “Find an Expert” page ( in order to find an appropriate expert for your scope of work. You can use the keywords, country of residence, disciple and subject areas to find experts; once you have found an expert you would like to work with, you can proceed to “Request A Service”. Kolabtree will invite the shortlisted expert(s) for your project and get back with proposal(s).
Kolabtree's terms and conditions prohibit freelancers from claiming ownership of intellectual property. Most of the experts on Kolabtree have PhDs and are very aware and sensitive to ownership of work materials.
Yes, absolutely! If the expert is unable to deliver the work as stated in the Statement of Work (SOW), we will reach out to them to make sure you receive the expected deliverable. If, for any reason, the freelancer cannot fulfill their commitment, we will assign a different freelancer to redo the work on your project.

Contribute to the growing pace
of innovation worldwide

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join Kolabtree to work on interesting projects and speed up the pace of research and innovation worldwide.

Success Stories

We've helped businesses and researchers worldwide take their projects to success.

  • Statistical Analysis
  • Healthcare

Design a statistical study

A medical volunteer hired a freelance researcher for help measuring the impact of an HIV awareness initiative in Uganda.

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CostUSD 800 Time Taken1 Month
  • Secondary Research
  • Medical Device

Help with medical device innovation

The founder of a US-based medical device company hired a scientific writer to provide supporting research for the launch of a new product.

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CostUSD 2750 Time Taken20 Days
  • Scientific Consulting
  • Food Science

Formulate tasty gluten-free bread

A US-based food entrepreneur was looking for a scientist to formulate a high-quality gluten-free bread.

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CostUSD 900 Time Taken2 Weeks
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Medical Device

Statistical review of pre-clinical study

A medical device company hired a biostatistician from the Netherlands to review the results of their pre-clinical study and prepare it for journal publication.

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CostUSD 500 Time Taken1 Week
  • Experiment Design
  • Healthcare

Design a clinical trial

A California-based breast cancer surgeon hired an India-based biostatistician to design a clinical trial.

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CostUSD 1575 Time Taken2 Weeks
  • Scientific Consulting
  • Medical Device

Develop a medical device

An Australian medical device innovation company hired a Mexico-based nanotechnology expert to develop electrodes that could destroy living tissue.

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CostUSD 2000 Time Taken1 Month
What our customers say

Experts associated with high-quality institutions around the globe are providing high-value freelance services through Kolabtree

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