• AstraZeneca is a top-5 global pharmaceutical company that is on the cutting edge of using data to help find new solutions to the world’s health issues. Ontotext has worked with AZ on a number of successful projects, including data integration of clinical studies, analysis and retrieval of clinical trial reports as well as integration of biomedical databases for identification of drug targets and interactions. AZ is also a long-term research partner of Ontotext in the EU research project LarKC.

    See more details in AstraZeneca: Early Hypotheses Testing Through Linked Data.

  • NuMedii is a biotechnological company whose predictive Big Data approach aims to discover and develop drug candidates in order to identify therapies with higher probability of therapeutic success. The company’s technological power lies in its ability to integrate ever-increasing amounts of human, biological, pharmacological and clinical data, stored in GraphDB, with network-based algorithms to discover drug-disease connections and biomarkers that are predictive of efficacy.

    See more details in: NuMedii Uses Ontotext’s Knowledge Graph Powered Solution to Support Research Activities for Identifying Novel Therapies.

  • The mission of Database Center for Life Science is to integrate and improve biomedical databases and create a user-friendly portal website of all life science datasets in Japan.

  • The National Institute of Biomedical Innovation uses GraphDB™ (formerly OWLIM) for a web application that displays information about RNA microarray experiments and associated data.

  • Penn Medicine is a world-renowned academic medical center in Philadelphia, with hospitals ranked among the nation's top hospitals and #1 in Philadelphia by US News & World Report. Penn Medicine is dedicated to discoveries that advance science, to outstanding patient care throughout the world, and to the education of physicians and scientists who carry on our legacy of excellence.

  • S&P Global Platts is the leading independent provider of information, benchmark prices and analytics for the energy and commodities markets. For over 100 years, they have brought clarity and transparency to the energy and commodities markets, enabling companies, governments and individuals to act with conviction.

  • Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is a global business and financial information company, which provides price discovery, essential market intelligence and events. The company manages a portfolio of businesses in markets where the information that organizations need to operate effectively is hard to find.

  • A top US bank chose Ontotext to power its connected inventory and entity intelligence knowledge graphs.

  • A Swiss Insurance Company is using Ontotext’s GraphDB to integrate and manage data from diverse sources.

  • A leading Korean bank put GraphDB in the center of it's system to manage customer information.

  • Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property & casualty insurance company, serving consumers & companies of all sizes

  • TrendMicro is a multinational cyber security and defense company. The company develops enterprise security software for servers, cloud computing environments, networks and end points.

  • The Basel Institute on Governance asked Ontotext to create the Asset Recovery Intelligence System (ARIS) Platform for BIG’s International Center for Asset Recovery (ICAR). ARIS is designed to help financial investigators, analysts and Financial Intelligence Units in developing countries with the tracking of assets stolen by departing dictators (kleptocrats).

  • Probably the highest profile application of semantic technology to date, BBC’s 2010 World Cup web site is delivered using the OWLIM Enterprise semantic repository. A famous “call to action” by John O’Donovan (Chief Technical Architect, BBC) has spurred a flurry of semantic technology activity in world-known media companies, particularly in the UK and US.

    See more details in the BBC: Dynamic Semantic Publishing success story.

  • Rappler is an independent Philippine online news website based in Pasig, Metro Manila. The media is world-known with its team of data scientists, analysts, and journalists who stand behind some of the world’s most groundbreaking work on disinformation and the impact of unregulated platforms on politics, democracy, freedom, human rights, and security.

    Rappler’s mission is to speak truth to power and build communities of action for a better world through cutting-edge stories, conversations, and collaboration.

  • Elsevier is one of the world’s five largest Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) publishers that helps institutions and professionals advance healthcare, open science and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Elsevier’s ambition is to make analysis easier for everyone working in science and medicine, enabling them to manage their work more efficiently and spend more time making breakthroughs.

  • EBSCO is the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, e-books and discovery service to libraries of all kinds. EBSCO has partnered with libraries to improve research with quality content and technology. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries, Inc. Through vision, action and innovation, EBSCO invests in the library business to ensure the long-term growth of products, services and technologies for our customers.

  • The Financial Times is a leading news organizations, which is part of Nikkei Inc. It provides a broad range of information, news and services for the global business community. The Financial Times has specialized in reporting business and financial news while maintaining an independent editorial outlook. The daily readership of the paper and is electronic versions has been estimated at more than two million people.

  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is one of the world’s largest engineering institutions with over 167,000 members in 150 countries. It is also the most interdisciplinary – to reflect the increasingly diverse nature of engineering in the 21st century. Energy, transport, manufacturing, information and communications, and the built environment: the IET covers them all.

    The IET’s ambition is to build the profile of engineering and change outdated perceptions about engineering in order to tackle the skills gap.

  • A leading international business-to-business publisher, focused primarily on international finance, Euromoney chose Ontotext to develop a unified semantic publishing platform to bridge the information gaps between over 100 business units. As a result, the business units will not only be able to more quickly create content, but, having access to all historical content within all groups, will make for better, more enriched content.

    See more details in Euromoney: Improving Content Production through a Unified Semantic Publishing Platform.

  • The producer of 40% of all news in the UK, the Press Association chose Ontotext’s Semantic Publishing technology to enrich the news content that it provides to syndicated news clients. As a result of this successful effort, the Press Association and Ontotext technology were chosen to be the official news provider for the London 2012 Summer Olympics. Our tools the Press Association to rapidly generate relevant news from the Olympics by providing valuable information on all aspects of the games including the athletes, the individual events and the participating countries.

    Now, Press Association is looking into sharing this richness with their enterprise clients, such as AOL, Yahoo!, BBC and MSN.

  • is one of the most popular news websites in Bulgaria. Together with (a forum for offroad connected activities with a very strong and engaged community) and 15 other small niche websites, it is part of OFFMedia AD – one of the most dynamic Bulgarian online media publishers. By providing better content recommendations and developing a custom ad serving system, Ontotext’s techonogy helps the media to increase their ad revenue and to boost user engagement on the websites managed by the company.

  • Fujitsu Technology Solutions is the World’s 7th largest IT services provider and No.1 in Japan. Fujitsu is now using Ontotext GraphDB to deliver projects with the Ministry of the Interior of Spain in the field of National Security. This is an important milestone in the cooperation between Fujitsu and Ontotext, which started back in 2017.

  • The UK Parliament chose Ontotex’ts leading semantic graph database GraphDB as one of the important components for their new data services. GraphDB enables these services to remodel the way they manage their data and engage users in its work.

    Both Parliamentary Digital Service portals – and are powered by GraphDB. This first is a portal for publishing the original and revised versions of UK legislation as well as archives and records for everyone interested in following the work of Parliament. The second helps users find open data published by government departments and agencies, public bodies and local authorities.

    See more details in: UK Parliament’s Data Service Are Powered by Ontotext’s GraphDB.

  • The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a U.S. federal government agency responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and space exploration. The agency conducts research, testing and development to advance aeronautics, including electric propulsion and supersonic flight. NASA develops and funds technologies that will enable future space exploration.

  • Janes is a global open-source intelligence company specializing in military, national security, aerospace and transport topics. It provides timely, verified, validated, unbiased and relevant defence, threat, and equipment intelligence. The interconnectivity of Janes assured open-source intelligence and analysis enables their customers to offer unique insights required to make mission critical decisions.

  • The Netherlands’ Kadaster is collects and registers administrative and spatial data on property and the rights involved. The agency is also responsible for national mapping and maintenance of the national reference coordinate system as well as serves as an advisory body for land-use issues and national spatial data infrastructures.

  • The Commission's Directorate-General for Research and Innovation is responsible for EU policy on research, science and innovation, with a view to help create growth and jobs and tackle our biggest societal challenges.

  • LMI is a non-profit management consulting firm serving the U.S. Government. LMI has partnered with Ontotext to combine Ontotext’s semantic annotation and search capabilities with GraphDB™ to create an advanced document search tool. OpenPolicy™ offers end-users facetted searching capabilities alongside semantic keywords and full text search in an easy-to-use browser interface. The combined search capabilities vastly improve access to key regulatory information for government users at all levels – from field operations to policy specialists.

    OpenPolicy™ is deployed at the Office of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Supply Chain Integration (DASD – SCI) and in the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Support (CMS). For more information on OpenPolicy™ white paper.

  • The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) chose GraphDB™ as an RDF Database for their information portal. The portal is an innovative, web-based platform that brings together statistics, maps and pictures (and soon documents) on nutrition, food and agriculture from throughout FAO, providing easy access, a powerful search engine and data visualizations all in one convenient location.

  • Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) seeks to enhance the responsible development and use of Canada’s natural resources. Through the use of GraphDB™ NRCan plans to move their RDBMS static file based mediation database, which allows querying heterogeneous databases (schematic and semantic), to a RDF store that provides reasoning. Speed is the primary consideration in the project, due to the fact that the translation involves a significant amount of vocabulary conversion.

  • Johnson Controls is a multinational conglomerate that produces fire, HVAC, and security equipment for buildings. It focuses on efficiency, controls, and automation to make the world more sustainable. Johnson Controls selected Ontotext’s GraphDB to provide semantic data creation and management for their Metasys system – a Top-5 Integrated Building Management System.

  • Siemens AG is the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe. The company focuses on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and decentralized energy systems, on automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries, and on smart mobility solutions for rail and road transport.

  • Groupe PSA is a global automotive manufacturer and mobility provider. From the production of vehicles to the design of innovative services adapted to customer needs and the invention of solutions that shape future mobility, Groupe PSA is present across the entire automotive value chain.

  • Statnett is a Norwegian state owned enterprise responsible for owning, operating and constructing the stem power grid in Norway. It maintains the balance between consumption and production, providing a reliable power supply at all times.

  • Miele is a German manufacturer of high-end domestic appliances and commercial equipment. The company is the world's leading provider of premium domestic appliances for cooking, laundry care and floor care. It also produces dishwashers, washing machines and dryers for commercial use, as well as machines for reprocessing medical instruments and for laboratory needs.

  • Rakuten, Inc. is a Japanese electronic commerce and online retail company. Its platform is the largest e-commerce site in Japan and among the world's largest by sales. Rakuten are working on a project that is in charge of ingesting product information from children companies to create a unified, queryable catalog that will help create new insights.

Museums, Archives & Culture

  • LODAC (Linked Open Data in Academia) was created by Japan’s National Institute of Informatics to aggregate information across multiple Japanese resources as Linked Open Data. Many Japanese museums have digitized their museum collections and this data is scraped by LODAC and mapped to a RDF in CIDOC CRM. Related artists and artworks from different museum collections are associated then accessed through an integrated data views. The result is LODAC-Museum, which includes web presentation, natural language search and a SPARQL endpoint. See more about this solution in LODAC Museum: Linked Open Data for Academic Resources.

  • An Ontotext-led consortium won The British Museum tender for development of the ResearchSpace project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This project aims to support collaborative web-based research, information sharing and web publishing for the cultural heritage scholarly community.

    The system will be based on the CIDOC CRM ontology, which supports very generic description of cultural artefacts, related events (e.g. creation, acquisition, curation, conservation), annotations, research discourse.

  • ConservationSpace is another project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that is run by the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. and seven other institutional partners. The project will develop an open-source system to address a core need of the conservation community for a shared solution for documentation management.

    Sirma ITT and Ontotext won the international tender for the Build phase of the project, making this the second Mellon project being developed by Ontotext.

  • The British Museum (BM) and Yale Center for British Art (YCBA) have selected GraphDB™ (formerly OWLIM) for their semantic repository. GraphDB™ was chosen due to its high performance in both data loading and querying, strict standards compliance, OWL reasoning, and rule inferencing that are useful for CRM and complex search. An added benefit is that GraphDB™ supports the new W3C standard SPARQL 1.1 Federated Query that allows a user to interrogate several semantic repositories at once. Federation can help research communities and projects to collaborate on a certain topic, even when the relevant works and data are spread out through different collections.

  • In September 2012, Europeana published its API allowing free access to all Europeana data – more than 20 million cultural heritage objects from all of Europe. A month later, the RDF dataset in EDM (Europeana Data Model) format was made available to the public. Ontotext was invited to host the Europeana SPARQL endpoint. Europeana SPARQL endpoint is a reason-able view of the web of data, loaded in GraphDB™ semantic repository with OWL-Horst inference, using Forest framework as a front end. It comprises 993 million explicit statements, and close to 4 billion retrievable statements. It is accessible at, and

  • Europeana Creative is an European CIP PSP project that started in Feb 2013. It will allow Europeana to facilitate the creative re-use of cultural heritage metadata and content. It will create five pilot applications in the thematic areas of History Education, Natural History Education, Tourism, Social Networks, and Design.

    Ontotext will work on the content reuse framework (core backend component of the architecture) and on Geo-tagging of cultural heritage objects.

  • Sofia University is the oldest university in Bulgaria and hosts the recently established BG-KR IT Cooperation Center (ITCC). Part of ITCC’s research focus includes semantic technology applications to Cultural Heritage, in particular semantic publishing of Bulgarian cultural heritage to Europeana. Ontotext established as a Bulgarian aggregator for Europeana, a networking group for cultural heritage in Bulgaria, and organized two conferences.

  • FP7 CHARISMA (Cultural Heritage Advanced Research Infrastructures: Synergy for a Multidisciplinary Approach to Conservation/Restoration) is an EU-funded Integrated Project carried out as part of the FP7 Capacities specific programme “Research Infrastructures”. The project provides transnational access to advanced scientific instrumentation and knowledge; allowing scientists, conservators, restorers and curators to enhance their research. CHARISMA uses GraphDB™ (formerly OWLIM) to power a portal that provides metadata from 6 major European cultural institutions: Centre de Recherche et des Restauration, Louvre (FR), The National Gallery London, The British Museum, Opificio delle Pietre Dure (IT), ICN Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands, Museo Nacional del Prado (ES).

  • The Polish Digital National Museum aggregates artifacts from cultural institutions in the Digital Libraries Federation PIONIER Network: over 70 contributing institutions including universities, libraries, museums, archives, research. The Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center transforms all provided data to RDF using common ontologies such as CIDOC CRM, and relevant vocabularies related to Europeana. The aggregated collection contains 681 thousand objects and is published with specially developed software (dMuseion). GraphDB™ is used as the RDF repository for this project.

  • The Gothenburg City Museum provided close to 9K museum objects from two collections to build a use case within the MOLTO FP7 project. The goal is a knowledge representation infrastructure that allows for RDF querying and the presentation of RDF results in natural language. The knowledge representation infrastructure is based on Ontotext’s approach, known as “reason-able views of the web of data.” Museum data is modeled according to CIDOC CRM, integrated with the DBpedia and GeoNames datasets, and upper-level ontologies such as PROTON that facilitate the integration. The museum reason-able view contains 305M triples.

  • Carnegie Hall is a concert venue aiming to present extraordinary music and musicians and to bring the transformative power of music to the widest possible audience. The organization also provides visionary education programs and fosters the future of music through the cultivation of new works, artists, and audiences.

Telecoms & Interactive Television

  • “KT provides semantic VOD search service for IPTV and various smart mobile devices using OWLIM as semantic repository. We found that BigOWLIM is suitable for our service, as it has shown good performance for its price compared with other products in the actual simulation tests. Best of all, OWLIM could be easily tested, installed and used thanks to open library, detailed guidelines, and lots of samples etc. By and large, our experience is that the OWLIM is very powerful and reliable high-performance semantic repository.” – Joo Won Sung, Senior Researcher, Central R&D Laboratory, KT.

    See more details in KT: Interactive TV success story.

  • I.S.D.D. plus is a Slovak software company providing complex services in the field of information technologies, specializing in telecom and banking industries. They chose OWLIM to take advantage specifically of its Geo-Spatial Extensions.

Domain-Specific Semantics & Search

  • DATALAN is a leading Slovak provider of innovative business solutions and IT services. They chose GraphDB as a foundation for their new business venture that will be announced soon.

  • Ontotext is developing a semantic knowledge base of foods, recipes, nutrients, cooking etc. Recipes are crawled from numerous sites; processed to extract knowledge about ingredients, cooking times, nutrition information; and presented through various dynamic and intelligent interfaces that allow sorting and filtering by a number of preferences. See more details in the Edamam Food Knowledge Base success story .

Academic Institutions

  • Ontotext provided product licenses and training services to Nottingham Trent to kick-off their semantic technologies projects.

  • The Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) is one of Korea’s top universities dedicated to science and engineering. POSTECH uses GraphDB for semantic technology research and industrial projects.

  • National Institute of Informatics is Japan’s general academic research institution seeking to create future value in informatics. NII seeks to advance integrated research and development activities in information-related fields, including networking, software, and content. NII uses OWLIM for research related to semantic technologies.

Through the provision of unique products, professional services and technology solutions, Ontotext has successfully established a customer network comprised of leading world class organizations.

Our technology is a building block for tailored solutions to various verticals across Healthcare & Life Sciences, Financial Services, Media & Publishing, Public Sector, Industry, Telecommunications, Cultural Heritage and more.

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