Welcome to the openMINDS documentation!

openMINDS is a metadata framework for graph database systems. The framework comprises:

Applying the openMINDS framework to your own data collection, requires you to design a graph representation of your data. What this means and how to approach this challenge is described in Getting started.


This project is under active development. As an open-source project community contributions are highly appreciated (cf. contribution guidelines).

Funding and acknowledgements

openMINDS was developed in the Human Brain Project (HBP), funded from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation under Specific Grant Agreement (SGA) No. 720270, No. 785907, and No. 945539.

The framework also received support through the Helmholtz International BigBrain Analytics and Learning Laboratory (HIBALL).