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Data Sharing for Public Health: Key Lessons from other Sectors

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 14:04
12 May 2015Data Sharing for Public Health: Key Lessons from other SectorsA paper has been published that examines the experiences of data sharing within sectors outside of public health, to identify fresh perspectives on...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, HealthCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open health data, clinical trial dataVisits: 301 visits

Data visualization uncovers how the Internet connects Europe

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 13:30
12 May 2015Data visualization uncovers how the Internet connects EuropeA data visualization by ARTE, Open Data City, RTS and SRF shows how the flow of data packets on the Internet works across national borders. ...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: France, Germany, Switzerland, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, Internet, RIPE Atlas, data visualization, data journalismVisits: 283 visits

The Open Data map of French cheese

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 13:37
10 May 2015The Open Data map of French cheeseA French company has published a tutorial (of sorts) explaining how they managed to create a visualization that maps a long list of cheeses produced...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, CultureCountries: FranceTags: Open data, wikipedia, cheese, MapsVisits: 514 visits

Administrative silence rates for Spanish FOI requests still a major barrier despite a drop

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:09
08 May 2015Administrative silence rates for Spanish FOI requests still a major barrier despite a dropDespite some improvement over the past 12 months, the administrative silence remains to be the default response to citizen’s pleas for public...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: SpainTags: Access to Information, transparency, foiaVisits: 336 visits

New report into US citizens’ views on Open Government Data initiatives

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 09:49
08 May 2015New report into US citizens’ views on Open Government Data initiativesA report has been published that captures the views of the US public in relation to government initiatives that use data to cultivate the public...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, GovernmentCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: USA, Open data, american open dataVisits: 329 visits

Do surgeons have a duty to make trial data publicly available?

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 09:39
08 May 2015Do surgeons have a duty to make trial data publicly available?The Royal College of Surgeons of England has published an article titled "Rejected results: Addressing transparency in clinical trials", in...more infoThemes: HealthCountries: United KingdomTags: clinical trial data, transparencyVisits: 266 visits

Wiki Data Visualization Challenge launched

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 14:27
07 May 2015Wiki Data Visualization Challenge launchedThe Wiki Data Visualization Challenge is a contest to create useful data visualizations driven primarily by the Wikimedia open database. ...more infoThemes: Environment and EnergyCountries: SwedenTags: wikidata, Open data, vinnova, okf swedenVisits: 424 visits

III Data Journalism Conference - Madrid, Barcelona, Pamplona, Almería

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 17:28
02 Jun 2015 to 07 Jun 2015III Data Journalism Conference - Madrid, Barcelona, Pamplona, AlmeríaJournalists, experts and programmers from across Europe will be heading to Spain for the Third edition of the Data Journalism Conference this June. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, GovernmentCountries: Spain, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: data journalism, Open dataVisits: 378 visits

NPO Backstage - a Dutch broadcasting Open Data meeting

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 15:27
27 May 2015NPO Backstage - a Dutch broadcasting Open Data meetingProgram makers of the NPO (the Dutch public broadcasting system), data experts and other developers will gather in Hilversum later this month for an...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, CultureCountries: NetherlandsTags: Open data, dutch public broadcasting, apiVisits: 411 visits

Have you sent your Open Data Award 2015 nominations yet?

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 15:17
06 May 2015Have you sent your Open Data Award 2015 nominations yet?The second edition of the Open Data awards, promoted by the Open Data Institute, is welcoming your nominations of outstanding people, projects,...more infoThemes: 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 Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, Awards, odiukVisits: 507 visits

Dataharvest EIJC15 Conference

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:32
08 May 2015 to 10 May 2015Dataharvest EIJC15 ConferenceThe Dataharvest Conference brings together investigative journalists, programmers, and scholars from all over Europe to exchange best practices,...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, CultureCountries: BelgiumTags: data journalism, Open dataVisits: 416 visits

#liberatevidati to host 3 workshops on Open Data and PSI reuse

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:03
05 May 2015#liberatevidati to host 3 workshops on Open Data and PSI reuse The #liberatevidati project will host 3 workshops in Lecce (Italy) later this month, with the aim of helping stakeholders of Lecce...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, Science and TechnologyCountries: ItalyTags: Open dataVisits: 289 visits

MesInfos launches two projects focused on private data in health and energy

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 09:24
05 May 2015MesInfos launches two projects focused on private data in health and energyThe MesInfos project has selected MesInfos Santé (Health) and MesInfos Energies as the two major 'self data' projects (among four initial...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Health, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: FranceTags: open health data, open energy dataVisits: 330 visits

Lazio Open Data online seminar

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:58
05 May 2015Lazio Open Data online seminarLAit and Regione Lazio will host an online seminar to discuss the opportunities that the openness of public sector information can bring to the...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: ItalyTags: Open dataVisits: 337 visits

2nd DataBeers Barcelona

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 09:54
20 May 20152nd DataBeers BarcelonaData analysis enthusiasts in Barcelona will meet again on May 20 to explore the possibilities for big and open data driven business, and the...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: SpainTags: Open data, big data, AnalyticsVisits: 382 visits

Calling for Open Health Data in Ireland

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:39
28 Apr 2015Calling for Open Health Data in IrelandOpen Knowledge Ireland has called on Irish Health authorities to increase the usefulness of publicly available Health Sector Data, by ensuring it is...more infoThemes: HealthCountries: IrelandTags: Open data, okf ireland, heath dataVisits: 501 visits

Spain approves draft law that transposes the revised PSI Directive

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:15
28 Apr 2015Spain approves draft law that transposes the revised PSI DirectiveOn 24 April 2015, the Spanish Council of Ministers approved a draft law that transposes into Spanish legislation the Directive 2013/37/EU of the...more infoThemes: LegislationCountries: SpainTags: PSI reuse, DirectiveVisits: 411 visits

StartApp Contest: Open Data from the Tuscany region

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:20
27 Apr 2015StartApp Contest: Open Data from the Tuscany region20 of the best apps that use Open Data from the Tuscany area could be in line to receive a 20.000€ prize pot as part of the region’s new StartApp...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Environment and Energy, Health, Tourism, TransportCountries: ItalyTags: Open data, mobile app development, app challengeVisits: 456 visits

Prague Hacks – the city’s biggest ever Open Data Hackathon

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:52
12 Jun 2015 to 14 Jun 2015Prague Hacks – the city’s biggest ever Open Data Hackathon“Prague Hacks: Improving City Life” is a marathon creative hacking session with a single mission: to improve life in the Czech capital by...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Housing and Infrastructure, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and Technology, TransportCountries: Czech RepublicTags: Open data, hackathonVisits: 400 visits

Leading distributor of train tickets opens up its stations data

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:39
23 Apr 2015Leading distributor of train tickets opens up its stations dataCapitaine Train, an independent distributor of train tickets in France and Europe, has announced that they will open their train stations dataset. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, TransportCountries: France, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open Transport Data, Open data, train stationsVisits: 419 visits