International laboratory “Information Science and Semantic Technologies” (Laboratory ISST) is hosted by the chair of Informatics and Applied mathematics of ITMO University.

Research areas

Laboratory conducts basic and applied research in areas of Semantic Web, Ontology Engineering, Knowledge Engineering, Linked Data, Open Data, Internet of Things, Smart Spaces and others.


Laboratory has launched a number of R&D projects funded by RFBR, The Ministry of Education and Science and others, and several several community projects. Full list of projects and their description you can find at page Projects.

Futhermore laboratory organizes an annual international conference Knowledge Engineering and Semantic Web (KESW).