Our mission

Revolutionising discovery

Open Knowledge Maps is the world's largest AI-based 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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Austrian Prize for Free Knowledge Open Minds Award Austria

What users and supporters say

Logo ETH Zürich ETH Bibliothek
We joined Open Knowledge Maps as a Supporting Member because it is an innovative tool for literature search and we are eager to support the further development of Open Knowledge Maps.

Dr. David Johann, Head of Group Knowledge Management, ETH Library, ETH Zurich

I love how OKMaps breaks down the papers into clusters allowing me to identify themes in the literature and focus on papers that are most pertinent for my work.

Girija Goyal, ReFigure Co-Founder, Staff Scientist at Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, USA

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Open Knowledge Maps is a considerable reinforcement in the areas of open science & open access, which are central to our research services.

Dr. Andrea Hacker, Open Access and Bern Open Publishing (BOP), University Library Bern

Now that science gets more and more open, we need ways to visualize it in a relevant way. That's why I support OKMaps.

Jean-Claude Burgelman, Professor of Open Science at VUB, Editor in Chief at Frontiers Policy Labs

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Open Knowledge Maps is one of these initiatives we consider to be a visionary innovator in the field of discovery in open spaces.

Prof. Dr. Klaus Tochtermann, Director, ZBW

Education and Knowledge empower people, and everybody should have access to them, it is great to have tools like Open Knowledge Maps empowering people around the world.

Mari Plaza, Data Scientist

OKMaps Custom Services

Custom integrations

Would you like to complement your services with our AI-based discovery tools? Using our Custom Services, organisations are able to embed Open Knowledge Maps components in their own discovery systems.

Supporting members

Logo University Bern Logo ETH Zürich ETH Bibliothek Logo The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Logo The University of Manchester Logo SLSP Logo IT:U Logo OBVSG Logo TU Graz Logo Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft Logo TU Wien Bibliothek Logo University Vienna Logo University of Lausanne Logo University of St. Gallen Logo KB Logo UEF Logo SGN Logo Frontiers Logo Swiss Federal University of Vocational Education and Training Logo University Zurich Logo HU Berlin Logo Copernicus Publishing Logo ZBW Logo Die Angewandte Wien Logo University of Neuchatel Logo Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Logo University Basel Logo KU Leuven Logo FWF Logo AKademie der Bildenden Künste Wien Logo Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek Luzern

Project funding

Logo European Commission Logo Volkswagenstiftung Logo ELIFE Logo ÖAW Logo Know Center Logo LBG Logo OpenAIRE