We make the measurability of our R&D results one of our primary tasks. We want to show to the world that semantic technologies are becoming reality. Find out more about our results and our spin-off companies.

Spin Offs

ONLIM online communication and marketing tool

Onlim is a young Tyrolean start-up company that specializes in online marketing for tourism businesses and is characterized by features such as multi-channel communication and search engine optimization by means of semantic technologies.

Onlim's first customer groups include hotels and tourism organizations, which reported both a high effort for successful online communication and booking. Onlim is a spin-off of STI Innsbruck, a leading research institute in the field of semantic technologies and co-organizer of Tourismus2020 event in Mayrhofen in May 2014.



Nasubia ist eine kostenlose, kindgerechte virtuelle Welt, 

werbefrei und mit moderiertem und gefiltertem 

Chat. Als Eichhörnchen lernt man viele Nasubianer kennen, kann jede Menge coole 

Kinderspiele spielen und dadurch Nusstaler sammeln. Die gesammelten Nusstaler können dann gegen Haustiere, Kleidungs- und Möbelstücke und viele andere spannende Sachen eingetauscht werden.




playence is a provider of intelligent solutions for corporate knowledge management, supporting all types of media, such as text, video, audio, or images. Their mission is to help organizations worldwide reduce the costs associated with managing and integrating knowledge assets from various sources, ensuring availability and access across the organization. Depending on the client's needs, playence offers three product lines: playence Media for multimedia knowledge management, playence prose for textual search, and playence Crowd for the management of user-generated multimedia with games.

seekda OG

seekda GmbH is a spin-off company of STI Innsbruck facilitating the on-demand usage of services over the Web. It simplifies purchases across different providers and unifies the usage of services in bundles specialized for vertical markets. The main areas of seekda innovation are: service discovery, service mediation and service bundling. The company would like also to become the leading provider of services in the emerging field of Semantic Web Services.


Softgress is a software company located in Cluj-Napoca, Romania offering consultancy and software development services. Our core expertise is building high quality solutions for our customers using state of the art software development and Semantic technologies. Softgress has designed and implemented solutions in various areas such as:

  • Internet selling domains and Web hosting,
  • Collaborative development of ontologies (RDF, RDFs, OWL) including parsing, storing, editing, metadata annotations, versioning, searching, categorizing, visualization and querying,
  • Tooling support for parsing, storing, visualizing and editing of ontologies using relational databases

Softgress aims at becoming the reference outsourcing company for Semantic technologies.

STI International

STI International is a global network carrying out research, education, innovation and commercialization activities on semantic technologies facilitating their deployment within industry and society at large.

STI International is organized as a collaborative association of interested scientific, industrial and governmental parties that share a common vision. STI International was kicked off in January 2007 in Berlin. STI international sets up its own research infrastructure and implements public and internal services that support the individual partner organizations in their research collaboration, standardization, dissemination and exploitation activities. STI International is active on an international level.