National University of Ireland, Galway / Digital Enterprise Research Institute
Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), which is a research institute of the National University of Ireland in Galway (NUIG), will participate in the OpenCube project. DERI was founded in 2003, funded by a CSET grant from SFI, renewed in 2008. Its most recent peer review, conducted by SFI, concluded that the science and the applications of technology at DERI were “impressive” and “world class”.

Today DERI hosts in excess of 130 members and has established itself as a top player worldwide in the Semantic Web / Web / Web Science field. DERI is one of the main actors in research and development of Web technologies and has acquired direct research awards in excess of €60 million from SFI, Enterprise Ireland, and EU framework programmes.

DERI has worked with more than 100 industry and public partners in collaborative projects and DERI researchers have published more than 1,000 peer-reviewed papers.

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