Convera to Build Vertical Search Applications for Science Publisher Wiley

Vienna, Va., March 13, 2007 — Convera Corporation (NASDAQ: CNVR), www.convera.com, a leading provider of search technologies for publishers, today announced it has signed an agreement with Wiley to develop customized vertical Web search applications. Financial terms were not disclosed.

About Convera®
Convera® is a leading provider of search technologies for professional workers. Convera has developed a unified product platform that makes sense of vast amounts of information—wherever it resides—across multiple data formats, languages and meanings. Based on proprietary technologies that extract relevant results from public and private data, Convera enables professionals to quickly retrieve exactly the information essential for action. The Convera search platform is delivered as a hosted service, software or a bundled hardware and software package. Thousands of government and business professionals in 40 countries rely on Convera search solutions to power a broad range of mission critical applications.

About Wiley
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley's core businesses include scientific, technical, and medical journals; encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional and consumer books and subscription services; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company's Web site is www.wiley.com. Wiley is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.
Contact:

John Severance
Sheffield Marketing Partners
630-281-4097
jseverance@sheffieldcompany.com

Published on: 12:00AM on 13th March 2007