MONTRA is a rapid-application development framework designed to facilitate the integration and discovery of heterogeneous objects which may be characterized by distinct data structures. Initially designed as a framework which allows biomedical researchers to easily set up dynamic workspaces, where they can publish and share sensitive information about their data entities,  MONTRA is suitable for any data domain, by allowing the characterisation of the most diverse entities or group of entities (datasets). Through the use of a common skeleton, it automatically generates a fully-fledged web data catalogue, ensuring data privacy protection.

MONTRA is being used by several European projects, and its source code is publicly available at