Ontotext Opens Up an Office in Basel to Further Extend its Life Science and Healthcare Footprint in Switzerland and Europe

Basel/Switzerland Monday, October 4, 2021

Ontotext, a global leader in enterprise knowledge graph technology and semantic database engines, opens up an office in the Allschwil site, part of Switzerland Innovation Park Basel.

Life Sciences and Healthcare have turned out to be among the focused industry verticals for Ontotext, growing continuously in the past years in terms of customer base, application areas and revenue. Leveraging GraphDB and Ontotext Platform as well as our comprehensive data inventory of public Life Sciences terminologies, ontologies and data sources, our team of knowledgeable subject matter experts delivers end-to-end knowledge graph powered solutions addressing specific business needs of our customers and helping them get actionable insights from their data.

Ontotext technology products and Life Sciences business solutions are spread wide across the value chain of the most knowledge intensive enterprises in Healthcare, Pharma and Life Sciences. Among the areas we have experience with are drug R&D, drug repurposing, preclinical development, clinical trials, drug manufacturing, post-marketing and safety, diagnosis and monitoring, financials and network management.

Selecting Basel Area as the location for our development in Switzerland and the DACH region will help Ontotext stay even closer to our customers and align our innovative products and solutions to the constantly growing and changing needs of the Life Sciences businesses we serve – explains Todor Primov, Head of Life Sciences and Healthcare.

Our Sales Director for Life Sciences and Healthcare Ilian Uzunov adds:

Basel is a place with global impact that will help us innovate at scale and stay in touch with the latest trends in Biotech, Medtech and Digital Health. We are thrilled to work on new opportunities, grow our customer base and expand our partnership network .

Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area focuses on four specific thematic areas for research and subsequent development into products and services – Biotech, Medtech, Digital Health and Industrial transformation. Basel itself is among the most thriving locations in Europe for starting and growing a Life Sciences venture. It’s hard to find another ecosystem with such a density of expertise, funding opportunities, talent and peer companies for creating business success. The area is home to more than 700 Life Science companies across the entire value chain, both Roche and Novartis have their global headquarters here. It is closely connected to the world of academia through top-notch institutions like the University of Basel, the FHNW and the ETH Zurich.

For more information, contact Doug Kimball, Chief Marketing Officer at Ontotext