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Over 8 million Open PHACTS API hits

On December 9, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Since its launch in January 2013 the Open PHACTS API has received over 8 million hits, and over 260 people have registered for it! If you haven’t already, sign up for your free API key now!

Open PHACTS welcomes e-Therapeutics as an Associated Partner

On December 3, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Open PHACTS extends a warm welcome to our new Associated Partner e-Therapeutics. A full list of Associated Partners can be found here. Find out more about how you can get involved with Open PHACTS!

Target Dossier released

On November 20, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

It is our pleasure to announce the official release of Target Dossier, one of the Example Applications developed within the Open PHACTS project. The Target Dossier uses the Open PHACTS Discovery Platform to answer questions of tissue expression profiles, druggability, pathways and physiological mechanisms. Drug targets can be selected and further investigated….

Over 80% of Open PHACTS publications are open access

On November 12, 2013, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Over 80% of the publications from the Open PHACTS project are open access, available for anyone to read. A full list of our open access publications to date is below. 2013 On the formulation of performant SPARQL queries Scientific competency questions as the basis for semantically enriched open pharmacological space development…

Over 3.5 million Open PHACTS API hits since launch

On November 6, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

The Open PHACTS API has received over 3.5 million hits since its launch in January 2013.

Open PHACTS Foundation is part of proposal for IMI 9th Call

On November 5, 2013, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

The recently established Open PHACTS Foundation is part of a proposal for IMI’s 9th Call: WEBAE – Leveraging Emerging Technology for Pharmacovigilance.

Over 200 Open PHACTS API users

On November 4, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

230 individuals have registered for Open PHACTS API keys since the API launch in January 2013. If you haven’t already, sign up for your free API key now!

Open PHACTS Foundation part of a proposal for IMI’s 9th Call

On November 1, 2013, Posted by , In News, By , , With Comments Off on Open PHACTS Foundation part of a proposal for IMI’s 9th Call

The Open PHACTS Foundation is part of a proposal for IMI’s 9th Call – Leveraging Emerging Technology for Pharmacovigilance.

Open PHACTS welcomes Heriot-Watt as an Associated Partner

On October 24, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Open PHACTS extends a warm welcome to our new Associated Partner Heriot-Watt University. A full list of Associated Partners can be found here. Find out more about how you can get involved with Open PHACTS!

Open PHACTS: The Future

On October 23, 2013, Posted by , In News, By , With No Comments

Take a look at these slides to see what is next in Open PHACTS and how you can get involved: The Future of Open PHACTS

“Shaping the future of Open PHACTS” Community Workshop held in Amsterdam

On October 18, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on “Shaping the future of Open PHACTS” Community Workshop held in Amsterdam

5th Open PHACTS Community Workshop Amsterdam, the Netherlands – This event brought together an exciting mix of participants and organisations to discuss options for future involvement with the Open PHACTS Discovery Platform and our vision for the Open PHACTS Foundation. The workshop featured talks describing the recent progress of the…

6th Steering Committee meeting held

On October 17, 2013, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

The sixth Open PHACTS Steering Committee Meeting was held at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Amsterdam Centraal Station in Amsterdam on 10 October, 2013. The Steering Committee and Scientific Advisory Board were informed about the great progress the project has made since the last meeting in March and were introduced to future…

Supporting other initiatives

On October 11, 2013, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

In addition to the main API and user applications, the Open PHACTS project has contributed directly to a broad range of other initiatives which we believe are important to life science research. Projects that Open PHACTS has funded or supported

GARField launched

On October 10, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

We are proud to announce the launch of GARField, one of the example applications developed within Open PHACTS. GARField is an abbreviation for Graph-Activity-Relationship visualization Field and is a realisation of the Open PHACTS “Polypharmacology Browser”. It can be used to browse data in the Open PHACTS platform, with the main focus on enabling the…

Open PHACTS welcomes SynerScope as an Associated Partner

On October 7, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Open PHACTS extends a warm welcome to our new Associated Partner SynerScope. A full list of Associated Partners can be found here. Find out more about how you can get involved with Open PHACTS!

Open PHACTS Support Portal Online

On October 1, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on Open PHACTS Support Portal Online

The Open PHACTS Support Portal is now online at support.openphacts.org.

Pipeline Pilot update

On September 26, 2013, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

A new version (1.5) of the Open PHACTS Pipeline Pilot component collection is now available. Try out the new components

Open PHACTS user support

We are happy to announce that the Open PHACTS support portal is now active, including a knowledge base, a forum and a ticket system: Use the knowledge base to look up answers to frequently asked questions and search our user documentation. Use the forum to post questions and comments for…

5th Community Workshop: Shaping the future of Open PHACTS

The Open PHACTS data integration project has achieved much since 2011, and the sustainability of the service and future scientific community development are the primary subject of this meeting. To this end, the not-for-profit successor organisation for the Open PHACTS project, the Open PHACTS Foundation, has recently been established. We…

New version of dataset description guidelines

On September 13, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

We are pleased to announce that a new version of the dataset description guidelines has just been published. The latest version, dated 12 September 2013, is available from http://www.openphacts.org/specs/datadesc/. The key goal of this revision was to simplify the description of datasets to make it is easier for providers to…

Open PHACTS welcomes CompareNetworks as an Associated Partner

On September 2, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Open PHACTS extends a warm welcome to our new Associated Partner CompareNetworks. A full list of Associated Partners can be found here. Find out more about how you can get involved with Open PHACTS!

Open PHACTS welcomes TGen as an Associated Partner

On August 12, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Open PHACTS extends a warm welcome to our new Associated Partner, the Translational Genomics Research Institute. A full list of Associated Partners can be found here. Find out more about how you can get involved with Open PHACTS!

Open PHACTS Newsletter 3

Contents: Open PHACTS project extended for 6 months Open PHACTS workflow integration portal now available Invitation to Open PHACTS training event Using the Open PHACTS API – Webinar video Helium for Excel Community Edition uses Open PHACTS API AQnowledge Bookmarklet links to Open PHACTS Explorer Open PHACTS Explorer updates Recent…

Helium for Excel Community uses the API

On August 5, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

The June release of the Helium for Excel Community Edition from Ceiba Solutionscontains three functions that use the Open PHACTS API. This short video shows what these functions do.

Open PHACTS featured in ChEMBL blog

Open PHACTS has been featured in the ChEMBL blog: Open PHACTS KNIME and Pipeline Pilot Components.

Open PHACTS Project extended

On July 31, 2013, Posted by , In News, By , With Comments Off on Open PHACTS Project extended

The Open PHACTS project will be extended until the end of August 2014.

Webinar: Using the Open PHACTS API

Paul Groth (VU University Amsterdam) presents a webinar explaining how to use the Open PHACTS API: the data, technical setup, and what can be done with it. Watch presentation video | View presentation slides

Workshop: Managing Knowledge about Tissues

We are delighted to invite you to the workshop Managing Knowledge about Tissues, which will be held this 30–31 October 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. The workshop is jointly organised by partners on the IMI projects DDMoRe, Open PHACTS and eTox, and hosted by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI). This event will address the…

Open PHACTS Explorer update

On July 18, 2013, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Updates to the Open PHACTS Explorer have been implemented. Try the improved Open PHACTS Explorer and let us know what you think.

AQnowledge Bookmarklet links to Open PHACTS Explorer

On July 15, 2013, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

The browser-based bookmarklet developed by AQnowledge identifies significant entities in scientific text, and provides links to further information such as the corresponding entry in the Open PHACTS Explorer. More information can be found on the AQnowledge semantic knowledge navigation page.