Our mission

Revolutionizing discovery

Open Knowledge Maps is the world's largest visual search engine for scientific knowledge. We dramatically increase the visibility of research findings for science and society alike.

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Open and nonprofit

We are a charitable non-profit organization based on the principles of open science. Our aim is to create an inclusive, sustainable and equitable infrastructure that can be used by anyone.

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A sustainable platform

We propose to fund Open Knowledge Maps in a collective effort. Organizations are invited to become supporting members and co-create the platform with us.

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Our Supporting Members

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More discovery services

CoVis: Discover reliable COVID-19 research

CoVis provides a curated knowledge map of seminal works on COVID-19 research. The knowledge map is constantly evolving thanks to the collective editing of subject-matter experts.

VIPER: The Visual Project Explorer

VIPER provides overviews of research projects indexed by OpenAIRE. With VIPER, you can systematically explore a project’s output, and understand its impact in different areas.

All projects and services

Explore our discovery projects and collaboratively developed services, all of them free and open.

What our users say

Pictures of Open Knowledge Maps workshops worldwide

Spread the word

Would you like to introduce Open Knowledge Maps to your community? We put together a workshop kit that makes it easy to introduce Open Knowledge Maps to your peers. Slides are available in English, Español and Português.

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