The original code base comes from open-sourcing the "RDFizer" component of the Sindice search engine. The project is supported by DERI, NUI Galway, Web of Data - FBK and the OKKAM project (ICT-215032).
Individual developers who have contributed to any23 include (in alphabetic order): Michele Catasta, Richard Cyganiak, Michele Mostarda, Davide Palmisano, Gabriele Renzi, Juergen Umbrich.
Below the initial sponsors of the Any23 project.
Sindice is a platform to build applications on top of this data. Sindice collects Web Data in many ways, following existing web standards, and offers Search and Querying across this data, updated live every few minutes.
The vision of the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) is to be recognised as one of the leading international Web Science research institutes interlinking technologies, information and people to advance business and benefit society.
FBK is a research organization of the Autonomous Province of Trento that promotes research in the areas of science, technology, and humanities. Thanks to a close network of alliances and collaborations, FBK also conducts research in theoretical nuclear physics, networking, telecommunications, and social sciences.
The OKKAM project aims at enabling the Web of Entities, namely a virtual space where any collection of data and information about any type of entities (e.g. people, locations, organizations, events, products, ...) published on the Web can be integrated into a single virtual, decentralized, open knowledge base.
The LOD2 consortium comprises expertise in Semantic Web technologies, ontological engineering, machine learning, Web search, information retrieval, databases and knowledge stores. With CWI's reputation in the database world, LOD2 aims to substantially contribute to cross-fertilization between database and semantic web research.