Founded in 2010 by Virginie Simon, a biotech engineer and PhD in nanotechnology, and Tristan Davaille, a financial engineer with a degree in economics — MyScienceWork serves the international scientific community and promotes easy access to scientific publications, unrestricted diffusion of knowledge and open science. Our comprehensive database includes more than 90 million scientific publications and 12 million patents.

We host a community of professional scientists and science enthusiasts from around the world who use MyScienceWork's open network to deposit and discover scientific publications of all disciplines. Join the community!
For Research Institutions, Scientific Publishers & private-sector R&D companies, MyScienceWork provides a suite of data-driven solutions. Learn more about our products.

Our vision for the near future is to empower research institutions and industries with more intelligence related to research fields by aggregating all available data related to research results to accelerate findings, optimize funding and research efforts, improve transparency, bridge the knowledge gap between academia and industry and avoid duplicate research.

MySciencework believes that making science more accessible will foster data sharing amongst science organizations.

Our Team

Virginie Simon

Virginie Simon, CEO & Co-Founder

Virginie Simon trained as an engineer in biotechnology at the Technological University of Compiègne (UTC), France. In parallel, she completed a BA in philosophy from the University of Nanterre, France. She then received her doctorate in nanotechnology for cancer therapy from the University Pierre and Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris. She has over 3 years’ professional experience in a nanomedicine start-up, which confirmed her desire to become an entrepreneur.


  • San Francisco - May 2017 - Gold Award – Women Role Model – French American Business Awards
  • Luxembourg - April 2017 - Top 5 Women Business Manager of The Year
  • Paris - March 2017 - Entrepreneur Category - Trophées des Français à l'Étranger
  • Berlin - May 2016 - Top 100 most successful female entrepreneurs in Europe The Hundert
Tristan Davaille

Tristan Davaille, CFO & Co-Founder

Tristan is a graduate of Reims Management School and holds a BA in economics from the University of Paris Est. He has three years’ experience as the head of management control at

Yann Mahe

Yann Mahe, Managing Director

Yann has been working for 10 years in developing innovative technologies/solutions in the Research Market and Scholarly Publishing Industry to help researchers to better access, analyze and promote their outputs. He holds a Master of Business from the University Paris Sud and a Bachelor in law. He joined MyScienceWork to bring his expertise and reinforce the team that works on our innovative project.


Manuel Guzman, Research & Development Director

Manuel has been working in software development for more than 20 years for the telecommunications and payment industries to help service providers in the development and implementation of provisioning, billing, collections, recharge and payment solutions. He holds a Master in Business Administration from Babson College, USA and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Universidad Metropolitana, Venezuela. He joined MyScienceWork to grow the established platform and reinforce the technical team.

Corentin Ribeyre

Corentin Ribeyre, NLP Scientist

Corentin holds a PhD in computational linguistics from Université Paris Diderot. He worked a year for the University of Geneva on automatic prediction of semantic structures. He is also a seasoned full-stack developer and currently trying to become a certified Ethical Hacker.

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Ameur Douib, Data Scientist

Ameur Douib a PhD in computer science from Université de Lorraine. He has two Masters degrees in AI, from Université Paris Dauphine and Université d'Alger. He developed a genetic-based decoder for machine translation. He also worked as teacher at Université de Lorraine.

Louis-Marie Soulard, Full Stack Developer

Louis-Marie is a graduate of The Engineering School of the Advanced Study of Data Processing and Networking Systems (ESEO). After a few years working for startups as embedded software, mobile, and web developer, he joined the team to bring his technical expertise to MyScienceWork's products.


Carolina Sanchez, Business Development Manager

Carolina holds Bachelor degree in Law and Political Sciences. She worked as a paralegal within an international law firm before she decided to join ICEX-CECO Business School in Madrid to complete her studies with a MBA in International Management. After graduating, she worked as an International Trade consultant within the Spanish Embassy to Morocco. Then, she joined a high tech company in Mexico City as a Business Development Manager. She came back to Europe by joining MyScienceWork’s team to bring her international commercial experience in developing business. 

Sarah Amrani

Sarah Amrani, Communication & Marketing Manager

Sarah has a Masters degree in Communication from the European Communication School in Paris and a certification in Digital Project Management. Impassioned by the digital communication, she acquired an expertise by working in various industries before joining MyScienceWork as the Marketing and Communication Officer. Driven by her experiences, Sarah is dedicated to turning the research and innovation community into a better place to communicate, collaborate and learn.

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Minh Phuong Nguyen, Community Manager

Minh holds a degree in Economics and International Affairs and is now doing her Master in Marketing in Paris. She was a key member of a startup working with international partners in the UK and France before joining MyScienceWork as a Community Manager Intern. With previous experience in Communication and Digital Marketing, she now creates written and visual content for MyScienceWork’s social channels.

Clio Bayle

Clio Bayle, Journalist

Clio is a science journalist based in Paris. She’s a graduate from the University of York, Science Po Aix-en-Provence and from École de Journalisme de Toulouse (EJT). She joined MyScienceWork in 2014, and has been working with them ever since. Besides collaborating with MyScienceWork, Clio also works with la Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie and a number of travel and history magazines.


Darrell Gunter

Darrell Gunter, Digital Publishing Executive, Advisor & Non Profit Board Member

Darrell W. Gunter a “Digital” publishing executive with extensive experience in consultative sales, search, semantic technology, mobile and collaboration platforms in the digital industry. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at many industry events. He is the Chief Commercial Officer for Gadget Software. He also serves as the Director North America, for the International Association of STM Publishers.

Having worked for the leaders of the electronic information industry; Xerox, Dow Jones Financial News Services, Elsevier, Collexis and the American Institute of Physics he has been an innovative pioneer in the industry with the successful launch of many dynamic applications; DJ News Retrieval (now Factiva), ScienceDirect, Scopus, College Markets (Elsevier) and Expert Profile, Reviewer Finder, (Collexis). Darrell is very active in the industry with memberships in AAP PSP, SSP and ACS.

He Co-Chairs PSPS’s Committee for Digital Innovation and is a former Associate Editor of the Learned Journal published by the ALPSP. A graduate of Seton Hall University's W. Paul Stillman School of Business, he obtained his BS Business Administration with a major in Marketing and earned his MBA from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. He also graduated from Rutgers CUEED’s Entrepreneur Pioneer’s Initiative program.

Darrell Gunter

Marc Lemmer, Independent advisor, a Connector, Translator, Catalyst for developing business with innovation

Marc’s passion is about scouting and developing new business opportunities based on technology and business-model driven innovation. His expertise is innovation and entrepreneurship, business development, corporate governance, team building and change management.

Marc established in 2016 as an independent advisor with his company Bridging Gaps based in Luxembourg. Today his main activity is with SnT, the ICT research centre of the University of Luxembourg where he is head of Industry partnerships and Technology transfer. With a PhD in chemistry he has worked in the inspection and testing service business as well as in public research organisations.

He served for 6 years as the CEO of the public research center Tudor (today, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technolog, LIST) and was during this period an elected member of the Executive Board of EARTO.

At Tudor, Marc initiated the transfer to the market of TAO, the leading Open Source assessment platform for Education and Public Sector Employment developed together with the University of Luxembourg. He chaired the board of directors of the spin-off Open Assessment Technologies (OAT) created in 2012 and which is working from Silicon Valley and Luxembourg with educators and assessment professionals around the globe to develop a highly scalable, robust and secure platform that is available free of licensing and test delivery fees.


We have raised $5 million from a range of investors, including Edison Group Participations, French business Angel and the Luxembourg State.


United States

MyScienceWork Inc.

180 Sansome Street

San Francisco, CA 94104


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MyScienceWork SA

35a avenue John F. Kennedy

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Tel +352 278 428 432

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MyScienceWork SAS

28 rue du chemin vert

75011 Paris


Tel +33 6 03 43 64 96

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