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Open PHACTS workflow integration portal

Pipeline Pilot components/workflows and KNIME nodes have been developed to integrate with the Open PHACTS API. The portal to these workflow integration collections can be found at dev.openphacts.org/workflow.

First version of Pipeline Pilot component collection

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

The first version of a Pipeline Pilot component collection can be found and downloaded from the Accelrys Community website. If you are a Pipeline Pilot user, please join the Open PHACTS group of the Accelrys Community.

Invitation to Open PHACTS training event

We kindly invite you to the Open PHACTS training event on 19–20 September, 2013, linked to the Vienna Summer School for drug design which takes place from 15–20 September, 2013. The Open PHACTS training event will start on Thursday at 14:00 with a talk giving an overview on the power…

Open PHACTS welcomes eTox as an Associated Partner

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

Open PHACTS extends a warm welcome to our new Associated Partner, the eTox project. 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 Ceiba Solutions as an Associated Partner

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

Open PHACTS extends a warm welcome to our new Associated Partner Ceiba Solutions. 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 CRS4 as an Associated Partner

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

Open PHACTS extends a warm welcome to our new Associated Partner CRS4. 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 LEO Pharma as an Associated Partner

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

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…

Open PHACTS Foundation established

On May 29, 2013, Posted by , In News, By , With Comments Off on Open PHACTS Foundation established

A major milestone towards sustainability has been reached: The Open PHACTS Foundation, a not-for-profit membership organisation supporting the Open PHACTS Discovery Platform, has been established. Find out more about the aims of the Open PHACTS Foundation and about how to get involved.

Open PHACTS welcomes three new Associated Partners

Open PHACTS extends a warm welcome to our new Associated Partners Advanced Chemistry Development, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam (Dept. of Medical Informatics), and Massachusetts General Hospital. A full list of Associated Partners can be found here. Find out more about how you can get involved with Open PHACTS!

Open PHACTS featured in blog posts

Open PHACTS has been featured on the ChEMBL and Corante blogs: ChEMBL blog: Direct submissions of data to ChEMBL and the Open PHACTS project by Stefan Senger Corante blog: In the Pipeline: Why Not Share More Bioactivity Data? by Derek Lowe

Open PHACTS featured in RSC News article

Open PHACTS has been featured in the Royal Society of Chemistry news article Big data in drug discovery.

Open PHACTS Newsletter 2

Contents: Using the Power of Open PHACTS: Community Workshop, 22-23 April 2013, London Public Release of the API Open PHACTS Explorer Public Release of ChemBioNavigator and PharmaTrek Recent Presentations and Publications Open PHACTS code now on GitHub Accelrys Hackathon & Community Website Recent Associated Partners View newsletter Sign up for…

W3C Provenance Recommendations are published

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

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has published the PROV Family of Documents as recommendations. PROV defines how to interchange provenance information between systems and has been developed with significant support from Open PHACTS. For more information see the W3C announcement, interview and a specifications overview.

Open PHACTS welcomes DIQA as an Associated Partner

On April 30, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

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

PharmaTrek officially released

On April 29, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

It is our pleasure to announce that PharmaTrek, one of the Example Applications developed within the project, has been officially released. To get started watch the demo video. Find out more about PharmaTrek and other example applications

Open PHACTS featured in BMJ Group blog

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

Open PHACTS has been featured in the BMJ Web Development Blog: Open PHACTS: semantic technologies and drug discovery, by Claire Bower.

Open PHACTS welcomes Oxford e-Research Centre as an Associated Partner

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

Open PHACTS developers’ page launched

The developers’ page for the Open PHACTS API was officially launched at the 4th Open PHACTS Community Workshop in London. Check it out now at dev.openphacts.org Please contact pmu@openphacts.org if you would like to be added to the public developers’ mailing list.

ChemBioNavigator launched

We are proud to announce that ChemBioNavigator, one of the Example Applications developed within the project, has been launched. Try out ChemBioNavigator now ChemBioNavigator allows the user to visualise the chemical and biological space of a molecule group in a chemically-aware manner. The physicochemical properties of molecular groups can be plotted against…

New Open PHACTS brochure

On April 16, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Find out more about Open PHACTS in our new informative brochure: Integrating pharmacological data: For scientists; for software and application developers; a semantic data integration infrastructure

One week until the 4th Open PHACTS Community Workshop

The 4th Open PHACTS Community Workshop will be held in London on 22–23 April 2013. The workshop will inform participants of the overall aims and plans of Open PHACTS, emphasising Open PHACTS as a data service provider that can be integrated with and aid the development of third party applications….

Open PHACTS welcomes OpenBEL as an Associated Partner

On April 8, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

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

Open PHACTS code available on GitHub

On March 28, 2013, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

The Open PHACTS code repository is now available as an open source community project on GitHub. The central GUI API, GUI components code, API configuration files, Open PHACTS Explorer code and much more can be found here.

Open PHACTS guidelines

On March 27, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

We now have two sets of public guidelines about Open PHACTS for data providers. Guidelines on exposing data as RDF in Open PHACTS. These guidelines are a “how to” guide for data providers who want to expose their data as RDF in the Open PHACTS platform. Dataset Description for the Open Pharmacological Space…

ChEMBL RDF Workshop held

The ChEMBL database is one of the most important sources of open drug discovery data and is a key part of linked data in the biomedical domain. Last week members of the Open PHACTS team, which includes the ChEMBL group, met at the EBI in Cambridge for a 2 day…

Beyond the PDF 2 Conference

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

Several Open PHACTS members attended the Beyond the PDF 2 Conference, which brought together academics, publishers, funders, entrepreneurs, and industry to discuss how to change scholarly communication. Nanopublications were well represented at the conference including a preconference meeting focused on the nanopublications community. Overall, it was clear that Open PHACTS…

Open PHACTS Pipeline Pilot group

Are you a Pipeline Pilot user? If you are, why not join the Open PHACTS group on the Accelrys Community website? Open PHACTS Pipeline Pilot group If you haven’t used the Accelrys Community before, you will first have to register before you can join the group. The group has only been set up…

Open PHACTS YouTube channel

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

Take a look at the Open PHACTS YouTube channel for Open PHACTS tutorials, and a video of the working, proof-of-concept Open PHACTS iPhone app!

Open PHACTS welcomes LDBC as an Associated Partner

On February 27, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

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