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OGP announces first round of recipients of the 'Open Data for Development Grants'

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 17:28
11 Dec 2014OGP announces first round of recipients of the 'Open Data for Development Grants'Open Government Partnership (OGP) has announced details of the first recipients of the 2014 Open Data for Development Research Grants. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: OGP, Open dataVisits: 279 visits

Spain launches Government Transparency Portal

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 09:27
11 Dec 2014Spain launches Government Transparency PortalThe Spanish Government has finally unveiled their new Transparency Portal, containing over half a million items of public interest. ...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: SpainTags: transparency, PortalVisits: 287 visits

Update on projects funded by the Release of Data Fund

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 14:34
10 Dec 2014Update on projects funded by the Release of Data FundThe UK Cabinet Office and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has released an update on the projects that have been funded by...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: undefinedVisits: 236 visits

Transport for London opens public consultation to assist with new Transparency Strategy

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 14:31
10 Dec 2014Transport for London opens public consultation to assist with new Transparency StrategyThe organisation responsible for billions of public transport journeys in London every year has launched a public consultation to assist with the...more infoThemes: TransportCountries: United KingdomTags: mobility, London, public transport, transparencyVisits: 321 visits

Calls for UK Govt to grant savers new pension fund transparency powers

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 14:28
10 Dec 2014Calls for UK Govt to grant savers new pension fund transparency powersInvestment charity ShareAction has prepared an amendment to the UK Pension Schemes Bill that would give pension savers the legal right to ask pension...more infoThemes: Legislation, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: United KingdomTags: transparency, pensions, Access to InformationVisits: 328 visits

OpenData Territorio Enna: Seminar

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 17:15
17 Dec 2014OpenData Territorio Enna: SeminarThe Italian city of Enna will host an event focusing on the opportunities that Open Geographical Data can bring to the development of an intelligent...more infoThemes: Environment and EnergyCountries: ItalyTags: Open data, geographic dataVisits: 347 visits

Northern Ireland Open Data questionnaire

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 13:42
09 Dec 2014Northern Ireland Open Data questionnaireDigital Transformation Service within the Department of Finance & Personnel (DFP) has launched a survey to find out what types and formats of...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: open data strategyVisits: 233 visits

Open Knowledge launches Open Data Index: 2014 Edition

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 13:29
09 Dec 2014Open Knowledge launches Open Data Index: 2014 EditionOpen Knowledge has published its 2014 Open Data Index, ranking 97 countries based on the availability and accessibility of information in ten key...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, Government, TransportCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, measurementVisits: 294 visits

Building a public database of the troubled property sector in Spain

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 12:56
09 Dec 2014Building a public database of the troubled property sector in SpainA new initiative has been launched to create a public open database that helps to visualize and understand the consequences of an...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: SpainTags: Open data, civic innovation, transparency, real estate bubbleVisits: 252 visits

Open Data Manchester - Reproducibility in Science and Policy

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:47
27 Jan 2015Open Data Manchester - Reproducibility in Science and PolicyOpen Data Manchester will host a special session this January, exploring how to make data and code linked to scientific and policy research...more infoThemes: Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, open scienceVisits: 232 visits

Apps4Finland Winners announced

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 17:29
05 Dec 2014Apps4Finland Winners announcedThe sixth annual Apps4Finland contest has awarded first prize to the Päästöt.fi data visualization, an interactive map that...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Health, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: FinlandTags: Open data, competitionVisits: 308 visits

UK Report on Data Sharing and Open Data for Banks

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 16:15
04 Dec 2014UK Report on Data Sharing and Open Data for BanksThe UK Government has published the report Data Sharing and Open Data for Banks, written by the Open Data Institute and Fingleton Associates. ...more infoThemes: Economics and FinanceCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, banking industryVisits: 436 visits

RDA Europe launches new report on the benefits and challenges of sharing scientific data

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 15:51
04 Dec 2014RDA Europe launches new report on the benefits and challenges of sharing scientific dataEurope must act now to improve its position in future data markets – that’s according to the a new report published by the Research...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: research data alliance, Scientific Data, Open data, open research dataVisits: 360 visits

Take part in the Open Data Survey

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 15:26
04 Dec 2014Take part in the Open Data SurveyThe OpenDataMonitor project wants to understand how open data is generated in the public sector and which preconditions need to be...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Economics and Finance, Education, Employment, Environment and Energy, Government, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Legislation, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and Technology, Tourism, TransportCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: OpenDataMonitor, odm, global surveyVisits: 478 visits

Cyprus' National Open Data portal comes alive

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 18:05
03 Dec 2014Cyprus' National Open Data portal comes aliveThe Republic of Cyprus has presented its National Open Data portal (www.data.gov.cy) during a recent workshop organised by the Public...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: CyprusTags: Open Data portalVisits: 497 visits

Using UK prescription data to gain insights into antibiotic habits

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 16:49
03 Dec 2014Using UK prescription data to gain insights into antibiotic habitsUsing data sources currently available for the NHS, the company Mastodon C (commissioned by Nesta) helped the Latitude Prize to discover...more infoThemes: HealthCountries: United KingdomTags: open health data, nhs prescription, infographics, data visualizationVisits: 310 visits

OpenDataMonitor project - the story so far

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 14:51
03 Dec 2014OpenDataMonitor project - the story so farThe OpenDataMonitor project started on 1 November 2013 and will run for two years. This FP7-ICT Collaborative project for Monitoring,...more infoThemes: Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open data resources, visualisation tool, Open data, data visualisation, stakeholder requirements, project, demonstration platformVisits: 306 visits

UK government commits to Open Contracting Data Standard

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:45
28 Nov 2014UK government commits to Open Contracting Data StandardThe UK government has committed to a data standard which aims to cut corruption in UK government contracts. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: United KingdomTags: open contracting, Open dataVisits: 334 visits

re3data.org reaches over 1,000 listed Research Data Repositories

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:33
28 Nov 2014re3data.org reaches over 1,000 listed Research Data RepositoriesHaving started in 2012 with just 23 entries, re3data.org has now grown to become the largest online catalogue of research data repositories on the...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open research dataVisits: 600 visits

Is London the most data-heavy capital in the world?

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:12
28 Nov 2014Is London the most data-heavy capital in the world?A new collection of data maps of London have been published that illustrate the extent to which the UK capital is overflowing with information. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Economics and Finance, Education, Employment, Environment and Energy, Government, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Legislation, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and Technology, Tourism, TransportCountries: United KingdomTags: data visualization, London, city mapsVisits: 305 visits