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Digital Science partners with OntoChem

By Alex Jackson July 15, 2021

Digital Science partners with OntoChem GmbH to better support Life Sciences industry R&D

London, 15th July 2021 – Digital Science, a technology company serving stakeholders across the research ecosystem, is pleased to announce a new partnership with OntoChem GmbH. The partnership allows OntoChem and Digital Science to join forces for mutual clients, particularly in the Life Sciences industry, through OntoChem’s powerful semantic indexing capabilities.

OntoChem has more than 14 years experience creating innovative technologies. The German-based life sciences company develops cognitive computing solutions, indexing intranet and internet data and applying semantic search solutions for pharmaceutical, material science and technology-driven businesses.

Lutz Weber, CEO OntoChem, said: “At OntoChem, our mission is to provide added value to our customers by helping them to navigate today’s complex information world. With OntoChem now being part of the Digital Science family, we are excited to see the prospect of our advanced semantic search functionality being used more widely to help clients better discover relevant documents and gain deeper insights that were not possible to imagine before.”

Christian Herzog, Chief Portfolio Officer for Digital Science, said: “All Digital Science products aim to support researchers at universities or in the private sector to accomplish the results they have set out to achieve faster and with better results. With OntoChem joining Digital Science, we are now able to provide our shared clients, especially in the Life Sciences domain, with a more powerful analytical capability – based on the semantic indexing functionalities and extensive ontologies which OntoChem brings to the Digital Science portfolio. We are very excited to work with Lutz Weber and his outstanding team and welcome them to the DS family.”

About Digital Science:

Digital Science is a technology company working to make research more efficient. We invest in, nurture and support innovative businesses and technologies that make all parts of the research process more open and effective. Our portfolio includes admired brands such as Altmetric, Dimensions, Figshare, ReadCube Papers, Symplectic, IFI CLAIMS, Overleaf, Ripeta, Scismic and Writefull. Digital Science’s Consultancy group works with organisations around the world to create new insights based on data to support decision makers. We believe that together, we can help researchers make a difference. Visit and follow @digitalsci on Twitter.

About OntoChem GmbH:

OntoChem offers high performance and highly customizable text analysis and data mining products that can be tailored to meet the specific needs of every client. OntoChem’s information discovery tools are used by small and large life and material science companies to find information by automatically indexing and analyzing internal as well as external data collections. This data provides the raw material for AI and machine learning methods for predictive drug discovery or materials design. We are very proud to work with some of the most influential companies in the fields of pharma, chemistry, speciality chemistry, material science, publishing and IT. Additional information is available at

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