Our partners

JRS Biodiversity Foundation

in people and institutions who
share biodiversity knowledge for

Our goal is to support the capacity of the institutions and people who collect, manage, and disseminate biodiversity data and information (“biodiversity informatics”) in sub-Saharan Africa and to connect this knowledge to those stakeholders who make and influence decisions that preserve biodiversity. For more information see website JRS Biodiversity Foundation


Pensoft Publishers is an open science publisher and technology provider, internationally recognised for its cutting-edge tools and workflows. Pensoft is a pioneer in implementing semantic tagging and enrichment of published articles as a routine editorial practice. 

In 2013, Pensoft launched the Biodiversity Data Journal (BDJ), introducing the first ever XML-based publishing workflow developed specifically to provide a streamlined tool for the needs of open access biodiversity data publishing. 

As one of the first advocates of open access and open data in the field of biodiversity, Pensoft has been actively working on the OpenBiodiv workflow focused on managing and linking new and existing knowledge from scholarly literature


We have taken on a mission of making historical treasures digitally available to the world of science, research, and education – and to anyone whose interest is sparked.

Over the last few years Picturae has digitized more than 12 million specimen for several natural history institutions, all over the world. 

Picturae’s in-house development team builds software solutions for creating online access to the digital materials of our clients by developing websites as well as by leveraging our own collection management system, Memorix.