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Data Quanta: the linked data sales platform!

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Platform allowing entities to share their valuable data as linked open data or paid version.

Data Quanta facilitates your data economic exploitation by publishing them as Linked Data and offering them available-for-sale either individually or aggregated. The OEG-UPM research group broadens its open data publishing experience  to the private data.

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Publishing data as Linked Data means that it will be connected with existing data in the global data cloud (Linked Data Cloud) ensuring its intelligibility, maximizing its interoperability and giving it a hole new value relating it to the other resources.

Data Quanta doesn’t only improve the accessibility and dissemination of data, but also its economic exploitation , allowing its sale at any level of aggregation, from a single data in exchange for a micro-payment to more complex payment terms for sets of data.

The areas of application are mainly related to digital content: linguistic resources, data of machines and sensors, personal data.


“Providing data under Semantic Web standards allows its inclusion in commercial data catalogues aimed at humas and machines”

Market demands

  • Linguistic Ressources
    • The current translation process is strongly based on automatic tools and linguistic ressources whose quality determines its efficiency and quality.
    • It is a fragmented market with small enterprises that use these ressources, but also, generate them and keep them as assets. Some of these ressources are terminologies,lexicons,diccionaries,glosses etc that are atomic. Data Quanta allows its exchange at this level.
  • Internet of Things
    • The data generated by sensors is often the result of a costly endeavor. Data mining algorithms will be able to use individual data offered by Data Quanta data marketplace.
  • Personalised Advertising
    • Websites publishing personalized advertising have the need to know the visitor. In turn, they collect data that may be of interest to other advertisers. Data Quanta sets up the market to trade with this data.
Market potential

  • Linguistic Ressources
    • The traslation market will be worth $37.000 million in 2018 [IbisWorld]
  • Internet of Things
    • This market will mean $3 trillion in 2020 [IDC]
    • More than 10.000 million devices are already connected to the Internet dumping data, and they will be 30.000 million by 2020  [ABIResearch]
  • Personalised Advertising
    • In 2012 it generated $36.000 million in USA [IAB]


“Data Quanta allows for monetising your data value even if you don’t have a computer structure or you don’t want to do a big investment”


Competitive advantages

  • Relational Data eassy tranformation into Linked Data.
  • First sales platform for linked data with different levels of granularity.
  • Data search by license and / or price.

  • The OEG-UPM research group has published Linked Data in collaboration with the National Geographic Institute, AEMET, the National Library and Fundeu and Prisa Digital Group. It also maintains the Spanish chapter of DBpedia and actively participates in the W3C standardization groups.

  • Software registration granted in Spain M-8815/2014
Development stage

  • Concept
  • R&D
  • Lab Prototype
  • Industrial Prototype
  • Production 

Data Quanta Aid contact 

Víctor Rodríguez Doncel

Asunción Gómez Pérez.

e: vrodriguez@fi.upm.es

w: http://conditional.linkeddata.es

UPM contact

Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Area

Centre of Support for Technological Innovation – UPM 

e: innovacion.tecnologica@upm.es

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