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The Rise from the Ashes …..

As the Open PHACTS FOUNDATION rises from the ashes of the IMI OpenPHACTs Project marking the point where all the learning and collaborators continue the working in there individual arenas BUT wait, what about Sustaining this body of learning and pre-competative knowledge network – Enter, the Open PHACTS FOUNDATION –…

Press Release: Open PHACTS and Data2Discovery Announce Strategic Partnership to Collaborate

(PDF) Cambridge, UK – The Open PHACTS Foundation is pleased to formally announce our new Strategic Partnership with Data2Discovery Inc.

Press Release: Public Release of SureChEMBL data in the Open PHACTS Discovery Platform

On May 10, 2016, Posted by , In Press Releases, By ,, , With No Comments

(PDF) Cambridge, UK – The Open PHACTS Foundation is proud to announce the official public release of SureChEMBL data in the Open PHACTS Discovery Platform. This marks the first time that SureChEMBL data has been made available to query programmatically via an API.

Press Release: Open PHACTS partners in EU-ToxRisk project

EU-ToxRisk: An Integrated European ‘Flagship’ Program Driving Mechanism-based Toxicity Testing and Risk Assessment for the 21st Century (PDF) In a large (€30 m) H2020-supported collaborative project, academia joins forces with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), large industry, contract research organisations (CROs) and regulatory bodies to achieve a paradigm shift in…

Press Release: Open PHACTS wins Linked Open Data Award in inaugural European Linked Data Contest

On September 18, 2015, Posted by , In Press Releases, By ,,, , With No Comments

(PDF) Vienna, Austria – The Open PHACTS consortium is proud to have been awarded first prize in the Linked Open Data Award category of the European Linked Data Contest (ELDC). The ELDC has been established to recognise Europe’s crème de la crème of linked data and semantic web achievements. Prizes are awarded…

Press Release: Open PHACTS Foundation announces first three members: GSK, Janssen and Roche

On June 24, 2014, Posted by , In Press Releases, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Press Release: Open PHACTS Foundation announces first three members: GSK, Janssen and Roche

(PDF) Cambridge, UK – The not-for-profit Open PHACTS Foundation announced its first three members today – GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen and Roche – who will steer the future of the successor organisation to the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI)- funded Open PHACTS project. The commitment by these global pharmaceutical industry members signifies a major…

Press Release: Open PHACTS Community Workshop: “Using the power of Open PHACTS”

(PDF) London, UK – The Open PHACTS Community Workshop was held at Burlington House in London on April 22 and 23, 2013. The workshop was intended to feature the public release of the Open PHACTS API and the first Open PHACTS example apps, ChemBioNavigator and PharmaTrek. The event was also held…

Press Release: OpenLink Software joins the Open PHACTS project

On September 13, 2012, Posted by , In Press Releases, By ,, , With No Comments

(PDF) Cambridge, UK – The Open PHACTS consortium is pleased to announce a new project partner. OpenLink Software has been selected to be the Linked Data hosting provider for the online Open PHACTS platform, leveraging its well known experience in hosting high-performance and scalable linked data spaces via its Virtuoso platform for…

Press Release: Eagle Genomics Ltd. becomes an associate partner of Open PHACTS project

(PDF) Cambridge, UK – The Open PHACTS consortium is pleased to announce an Associate Partner relationship with Eagle Genomcis Ltd. (Eagle). Eagle intend to work with the consortium members to interface Open PHACTS with genomics tools (e.g. the Ensembl Browser) and workflows (e.g. Hive/Galaxy), and also facilitate the integration of data from…

Press Release: Five new partners join Open PHACTS

(PDF) The Open PHACTS consortium is pleased to announce that ConnectedDiscovery, the European Bioinformatics Institute, Janssen, the Netherlands Bioinformatics Centre, and the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics have joined the project as new consortium members. The addition of these partners – bringing together respected drug discovery and bioinformatics expertise from academic institutions,…

Press Release: ACD/Labs becomes an Associate Partner of the Open PHACTS project

On May 16, 2012, Posted by , In Press Releases, By , , With No Comments

(PDF) The Open PHACTS consortium is pleased to announce an Associate Partner relationship with Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc. (ACD/Labs) who will be supplying a number of predicted physicochemical properties for inclusion within the project data. ACD/Labs is one of the primary suppliers of prediction algorithms to the life sciences industry and…

Press Release: Open PHACTS releases nanopublication guidelines

(PDF) Aims & Scope of this Guidelines This document outlines the relationship between the Open PHACTS System (OPS, see http://www.openphacts.org/) and a semantic data model called nanopublications. The primary aim is to define the format and organisation of nanopublications suitable for inclusion in OPS. This document also clarifies the relationship…

Press Release: The Large Knowledge Collider Release V2.5

(URL) Europe – The platform used by Open PHACTS releases a major new version. The LarKC development team is proud to announce the new release V2.5 of the LarKC platform. The new release is a considerable improvement over the previous V2.0 edition, with the following distinctive features:

Press Release: Semantic ‘lego’: an information framework to drive drug discovery

(PDF) Vienna, Austria – A new consortium of European organisations unite to support next generation drug discovery by providing a single view across data sources, bringing the semantic web to drug discovery. The Open PHACTS consortium, funded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative, will reduce the barriers to drug discovery by applying semantic…