Lucida Science Communications specializes in high-quality editing and translation services for science, engineering, and medical professionals working in academia and industry. Our team of experienced editors and translators cover all the major disciplines, communicating complex ideas in lucid and professional scientific English. Because Lucida is owned and managed by scientists, we understand the importance of high-quality documents in your work. Our rigorous quality control procedures ensure that final documents are of the highest standard.

Patent Translation

We deeply understand the special challenges presented by patent-related documents. Our team of professional patent translators can handle all your translation needs, including specifications for filing in the US, Europe, and Japan.

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Science Translation

Our translators are gifted linguists with the technical qualifications essential for accurate, high-quality translation of complex technical and scientific ideas. We translate research papers, reports, presentations, technical specifications and other documents, principally between Japanese and English.

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Much more than simply proofreading or polishing, the comprehensive service offered by our specialist science editors ensures your ideas and messages are expertly communicated, improving your chances of publication. We edit research papers, books, reports, conference presentations and other documents.

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Thank you very much for your recent revision. I feel your revision is precise with understanding the story of my paper perfectly. I appreciate it very much.
— T.K. - University of Tokyo
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— M.N. - National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
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— M.H. - University of Tokushima
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