Digital Enterprise Research Institute
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|Parent||National University of Ireland, Galway|
The Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) was a research institute at the National University of Ireland, Galway. It is now part of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics. Insight was established in 2013 by Science Foundation Ireland with funding of €75m. DERI's focus is research into the Semantic Web and linked data. It was originally established as a Centre for Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) in 2003 with funding from Science Foundation Ireland. Additional funding sources were EU Framework Programs, Enterprise Ireland, IRCSET, and industry.
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Employees and financials
In late 2011, DERI employed around 130 people. In 2011, DERI had about 6 million Euro in revenue. In 2010, the Science Foundation Ireland consisted of 55% of awards by value; the remainder was composed of the European Commission (40%); and businesses (5%).
DERI now operates as part of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics. It is still part of the National University of Ireland, Galway and is organised around a number of research units and application domains.
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|Social Semantic Collaboration||It focuses on Semantic Desktop research.|||
|Data Intensive Infrastructure|
DERI contributed or initiated a number of technologies, standards and initiatives. Some notable technologies include the Semantic Web, the Semantic Desktop, scalable RDF information processing, Open Data Government Portals,[which?] W3C Standards and efforts like SPARQL and Semantically-Interlinked Online Communities.
- http://www.insight-centre.org/about, Retrieved 2014-11-07
- "Social Semantic Collaboration Unit". NUI Galway. Retrieved 2012-05-07.
- "Current Members". W3C. Retrieved 2012-05-15.
- "WSTNet". Web Science Trust. Retrieved 2012-05-15.
- Galway takes on presidential look: Strong research at NUI Galway has reached as far as Barack Obama using one of its web systems Colm Murphy. The Sunday Times. 2009-09-20.
- US government adopts web tools developed in Ireland. In: The Irish Times, 2012-04-26.
- Super-fast RDF search engine developed Ciara O'Brien. The Register 2007-05-04.
- Thinking big (preview/requires subscription). New Scientist 2004-12-04.
- Data Catalog Vocabulary, W3C
- Linked Data Goes With DERI, George Thomas, Data.gov, 2012-04-17