Business Semantics Management Supports Government Innovation Information Portal

  • Geert Van Grootel
  • Peter Spyns
  • Stijn Christiaens
  • Brigitte Jörg
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5872)


The knowledge economy is one of the cornerstones of our society. Our economic prosperity and development is derived for a large part from technical knowledge. Knowledge unlocks innovation, which in turns spawns new products or services, thereby enabling further economic growth. Hence, an information system unlocking scientific technical knowledge is an important asset for government policy and strategic decisions by industry. In this paper it is explained how business semantics management and related tools are applied to realise the above mentioned endeavour.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geert Van Grootel
    • 1
  • Peter Spyns
    • 1
    • 2
  • Stijn Christiaens
    • 2
    • 3
  • Brigitte Jörg
    • 4
  1. 1.Vlaamse overheid – Departement EconomieWetenschap en InnovatieBrusselBelgium
  2. 2.STAR LabVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselBelgium
  3. 3.Collibra NV/SA, Brussel Business BaseBrusselBelgium
  4. 4.Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche IntelligenzBereich SprachtechnologieSaarbrückenGermany

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