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Open Knowledge Maps - A visual interface to the world's scientific knowledge

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We are creating a visual interface to the world's scientific knowledge that dramatically increases the visibility of research findings for science and society alike.

about us


We are going to provide a large-scale system of open, interactive and interlinked knowledge maps for every research topic, every field and every discipline.

our roadmap

Share. Use.

We want to turn discovery into an open and collaborative process. By sharing the results of our discoveries, we can save valuable time and build on top of each other's knowledge.

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Your Support Matters!

Open Knowledge Maps is a non-profit organization run by a dedicated group of volunteers. Together with you we can change the way we discover research! Here's how you can help and create a lasting impact:


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