What are the benefits for researchers?

  • Improved recognition and discoverability of their research
  • Spend more time doing research, less time managing it
  • Control and manage a trusted and easily shareable record of their research activities and affiliations – for free

Why do funders use ORCID?

NIH announcement NOT-OD-19-109

“By way of this Notice, NIH, AHRQ, and CDC announce that individuals supported by research training, fellowship, research education, and career development awards will be required to have ORCID iDs (Open Researcher and Contributor Identifiers) beginning in FY 2020.”



More funder statements or policies on ORCID


Distinguish yourself in 3 easy steps

  1. Register for a free ORCID at https://orcid.org/register
  2. Connect your iD to your work
  3. Use your iD in grants, publications, datasets and more