Webinar on VIMMP Platform (ZONTAL framework), Jan 27, 2021 / 15:00 CET


Webinar of the EMMC related project VIMMP

Date: 27.01.202127.01.2021
Organisers: EMMC and H2020 project "VIMMP"



Webinar Series

The EMMC continues the "Webinar Series" and would like to invite you to the next on January 27, 2021 at 15:00 CET.


"VIMMP Platform (ZONTAL framework)"
January 27, 2021 / 15:00 CET / Duration: 1 hour

Presentation  will be provided  in this EMMC Forum event post!


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Virtual Materials Marketplace (VIMMP) aims at being an open marketplace where external services from different providers can be traded. Hence, it is crucial that interfacing external services to VIMMP APIs needs to be an easy step to attract the external providers. OSTHUS has been developing a product called ZONTAL Space (Developed at OSTHUS,, an archiving system that uses the Allotrope Data Format (ADF). ZONTAL Space acts as an Information Lifecycle System or Information Broker within VIMMP and cover the following topics:

  1. Data storage: Storage of arbitrary data and metadata in ADF files.
  2. Search Capabilities: The metadata is used to provide a search via a simple UI or API.
  3. Manual ingest: information can be uploaded manually and metadata can be added manually
  4. Ingest: Data and metadata can be inserted via an API.
  5. Connectivity: How to connect to VIMMP as an external service provider



Ralf Kunze (Osthus, Germany)
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