UniLeipzigUniversity of Leipzig

ULEI’s AKSW develops a large number of high impact frameworks (e.g., LIMES, OntoWiki, FOX) and has won many best research paper awards at top conferences (ISWC ‘11, ‘13, ‘14, ESWC ‘13 and ‘14) and research challenges at I’Semantics ‘13, ISWC ‘13 and ESWC ‘14 a.o. ULEI’s AKSW is a leading research facility in the area of information extraction and question answering worldwide.

kaistKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
South Korea

KAIST’s SWRC is a leading research group in Korea. It leads several projects, e.g., OKBQA. The ongoing Project WiseKB focuses on constructing self-evolving KBs and QA platforms while “Smart Mobile Calendar” extracts and updates schedule information from emails to mobile electronic calendars automatically. The “Korean DBpedia
service” with its self-augmented KB is SWRC’s main Linked Open Data service.

saltlux2Saltlux Inc.
South Korea

Saltlux is a leader in the Semantic, Search, Machine Learning and Big Data fields in the Korean Market with 600+ B2B customers. Saltlux is also active in the B2C market (3+ years) with a mobile application for Content Curation and News Recommendation ( and is now targeting the global market for a briefing application. Saltlux also leads large research projects such as WiseKB.

bitstarsLogobitstars GmbH

bitstars develops approaches for HCI and Computer Vision and has developed AR-enabling technologies, incl. DroidAR SDK (to be used in QAMEL) which is used by thousands of users worldwide. bitstars’ HoloBuilder is a Web editor to create AR and VR content and is aimed at consumers and businesses. bitstars has numerous
business customers for these tools incl. large companies like Bosch, Beckhoff, Festo and ERGO Direkt.