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Sponsors and Hosts: SpotOn London 2012

SpotOn London would not be possible without the help of our generous sponsors.

We hope you will join us in thanking everyone who has supported us this year. You can find out more about our sponsors and hosts below.

Gold Sponsors 

Wellcome Trust

Wellcome Trust

The Wellcome Trust is a global charitable foundation dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health. Established in 1939, the Wellcome Trust is the largest non-governmental source of funds for biomedical research in the United Kingdom. Their breadth of support includes public engagement, education and the application of research to improve health.

Silver Sponsors

Digital Science

Digital Science

Digital Science provide world-class software tools and services to scientists, managers and funders with the ultimate aim of making research more productive through the use of technology.



PureDiscovery is a company of curious, motivated technologists making game-changing software products.

Copper Sponsors



PLOS (Public Library of Science) is a nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization with a mission of leading a transformation in scientific and medical research communication.


VIVO is an open source, open ontology, research discovery platform for hosting information about scientists, their interests, activities, and accomplishments. VIVO supports open development and integration of science through simple, standard semantic web technologies.



crossrefCrossRef is the official DOI® link registration agency for scholarly and professional publications. CrossRef’s mandate is to connect users to primary research content, by enabling publishers to work collectively.


For more information about SpotOn London 2012 sponsorship options, please do get in touch: spoton@nature.com.


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