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  • 15 May, 2013

The Malaysian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) Licenses AllegroGraph to run provides one-stop access to all the information you ever wanted on Research, Development & Commercialisation (R,D&C) activities in the areas of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI)!

OAKLAND, Calif. — May 15, 2013 — Franz, Inc. and The Malaysian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)announce the licensing of AllegroGraph to run Graph databases, like AllegroGraph, are one of the new technologies encouraging a rapid re-thinking of the analytics landscape. By tracking relationships – in a network of people, organizations, events and data – and applying reasoning (inference) to the data and connections, powerful new answers and insights are enabled.

“ is a one-stop access to all the information on Malaysian Research, Development & Commercialization activities in the areas of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). Semantic Technology and RDF graph database make it possible to integrate the heterogeneous data from many disparate sources, to create such a one-stop information portal”, states Dr. Dickson Lukose, MOSTI’s Head of Knowledge Technology Cluster. Visit at

“Lots of answers can be provided by graph (network) analysis that cannot be answered any other way,” stated Dr. Jans Aasman, CEO of Franz Inc. “Research organizations recognize that Semantic Graph Technologies are the key to providing new and innovative insights.”


The Ministry was first established in 1973 as the Ministry of Technology, Research and Local Government. In 1976, in line with new functions and responsibilities pertaining to environmental matters, the Ministry then changed its name to Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (MOSTE). On 27th March 2004, the Cabinet agreed to the restructuring of MOSTE and the name was changed to Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) in order to lead the National ICT Development function, Multimedia and Innovation. In 2007, the science and technology function was divided into Biotechnology, ICT, Industry, Sea to Space and S&T Services clusters.

About Franz Inc.

Franz Inc. is an innovative technology company with expert knowledge in developing and deploying Graph Search solutions. AllegroGraph, Franz’s high-performance, transactional, and scalable Graph Database, provides the solid storage layer for powerful Enterprise grade NoSQL solutions. Franz’s products and Professional Services are uniquely positioned to help bring your complex ideas to reality.

AllegroGraph’s Activity Recognition capabilities provides a powerful means to aggregate and analyze data about individual and organizational behaviors, preferences, relationships, plus spatial and temporal linkages between individuals and groups. Franz customers include Fortune 500 companies in the government, life sciences and telecommunications industries.

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