Working at Epimorphics

We are an exciting company at the cutting edge of open data publication in the UK.
Find out what it’s like to work at Epimorphics and opportunities to join us

We love working with data and creating technology which makes a difference – whether in small or ground breaking ways.

We are a team of passionate people who love solving interesting challenges. Our team includes accomplished computer scientists and
data experts who helped define the standards in the Semantic Web

and Linked Data, and co-developed Apache Jena. We’ve built ground-breaking linked-data services for the public sector here in the UK and elsewhere. Many of our public sector and Open Data projects have a direct positive benefit for society.

Epimorphics - Working at Epimorphics

Our People

Our team works in a relaxed environment developing great products for our clients. We are based in Portishead, near Bristol in the south west of England.

Our Team

We tend to have less formal roles and build virtual teams as we deliver multiple projects for clients and our own technology development. We sometimes have challenging deadlines but collaborate on projects to deliver real impact.

Our History

Epimorphics Ltd a 100% employee owned company was formed in 2009. We’ve grown from that small base as a tech-startup to an exciting, innovative tech scale-up company close to Bristol in south west England.

The core of the team were there at the inception of the semantic web, while part of HP’s Semantic Web Research Programme in Bristol.

The team worked with W3C on many of the core standards and built much of the core technology.

We built two linked-data demonstrators for the Technology Strategy Board

We supported the development of the linked-data kernel as part of

We supported the BBC in building their Sports Ontology

The prototype-Bathing Water Service for the EA went live

Moved to Portishead (our current home)

We started a series of projects with UK publishing customers

We started projects with the finance sector in the UK and the US


We begin developing new data services for the Environment Agency as well as working with the Biotech sector in the UK, Europe and the US.

We developed the Registry software for Defra, MetOffice and others.

We join GCloud as a Crown Commercial Service supplier

The EA River Levels and flood monitoring API goes live – a world first in terms of scale of open-linked data services

The new UK House Price Index service went live for the Land Registry supporting the new developing national statistic

Alex joined us after leading open data in Defra

Our first summer intern, Silviu, joined us.  Read more here about Silviu’s work.

Mike joined us

The Food Standards Agency’s first new open data service went live at

We continued to support the Environment Agency with new data services

The Food Standards Agency’s went live with their code repository and food types code service

We took on two summer interns (Max and Mihajlo)

The Food Standards Agency’s began internal testing of a new Food Alerts API service

We continue to grow with Max and Mihajlo staying with the team

Simon joins the team

We’re also looking for new team members

The Food Standards Agency’s new website goes into beta using the Food Alerts API we built

Lizzie joins the team

Kat joins the project team

Harry joins as our summer intern

We continued as a digital marketplace supplier on GCloud 10

We developed a system to enable people to see the maintenance schedule of all Environment Agency’s assets

The Food Standards Agency’s new digital registration service goes into private beta with the reference number generator we built

We developed and run a service for displaying all the hydrographic information for the last 50 years

The UK House Price Index (HPI) becomes an official statistic

We’re now on the Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DOS3) framework

We’re also looking for new team members

9 years old on the
9th of November