Impelsys’ Launch of iPC Scholar at Frankfurt Book Fair 2017


Impelsys, a leading provider of technology solutions and services for education providers, publishers and enterprises had a remarkable presence at the 2017 edition of Frankfurt Book Fair – the paramount event of the publishing world which concluded its 69th edition on 15th October 2017. Impelsys’ one of the most important product announcements in recent years – iPC Scholar drew great interest among visitors.

Frankfurt Book Fair once again claimed its position as the most significant event of the publishing industry, surpassing all previous figures and witnessing a host of political and industry figures with international clout. The fair this year, which saw 4000 events in total and 286,425 unique visitors (3 percent increase over the previous edition), established itself as an event not only significant for the industry, but also as a barometer of global socio-economic developments. The opening of the fair by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron and being attended by several important politicians signifies the political importance of the event.

A result of continuous improvement in impelsys’ flagship publishing infrastructure, iPublishCentral Suite, iPC Scholar is a comprehensive solution to manage and deliver all scholarly content in a single platform. It supports ebooks, journals, videos, courses, MOCs and document formats and has vanguard features that make scholarly content management efficient and effortless. iPC Health, a new platform for digital delivery of healthcare learning resources from Impelsys also drew positive response, it was evident on the various meetings between Sameer Shariff, Founder and CEO of Impelsys, and publishers

The feedback on iPC Scholar was described as ‘positive and great’ by Sameer Shariff, in his words, “We work hard on every product and service that we roll out, it’s a result of years of innovation which brings out products like iPC Scholar, this platform is a comprehensive all-in-one tool for publishers of scientific resources. The kind of response and feedback shown by visitors and experts alike was more than what we had anticipated, it reinforced our belief in ourselves and inspired us in furthering the excellence we bring out”. He further added, “The event also provided us with a platform to interact with our existing customers and further strengthen our relationships.”

Impelsys congratulates and thanks the fair organizer on successfully concluding such a humongous event. Through the years the event has helped Impelsys in delivering its message to the industry and showcasing its technologies. Impelsys thanks all the visitors who showed interest in its technologies and to partners who believe in it. Impelsys’ next big stop will be the London Book Fair 2018.

About Frankfurt Book Fair

The Frankfurt Book Fair is the international publishing industry’s biggest trade fair – with over 7,150 exhibitors from 106 countries, around 278,000 visitors, over 4,000 events and approximately 10,000 accredited journalists of which 2,400 are bloggers – in attendance. It also gathers key players from other media, including the film and games industries. Since 1976, the Frankfurt Book Fair has featured an annual Guest of Honour country, which showcases its book market, literature and culture to attendees in a variety of ways. The Frankfurt Book Fair organizes the participation of German publishers at around 20 international book fairs and hosts trade events throughout the year in major international markets. With its Business Club, the Frankfurt Book Fair offers essential services and an ideal setting for the activities of publishers, entrepreneurs, pioneers, experts and visionaries. Founded in 2016, THE ARTS+ is a business festival for creatives, investors, publishers, museums, tech companies, that takes place at Frankfurt Book Fair. The Frankfurt Book Fair is a subsidiary of the German Publishers & Booksellers Association.

About Impelsys

Impelsys is a leading provider of technology solutions and services for education providers, publishers and enterprises – managing content and learning delivery on their flagship platform – iPublishCentral Suite, the World’s Most Comprehensive Read-to-Learn Solution. Impelsys provides courseware development and content engineering services across digital product development lifecycle, helping clients build new digital products ranging from ebooks to simulations to online courseware.

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