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Proposal for reusing public assets wins Smart City Hackathon in Copenhagen

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 09:20
12 Jun 2015Proposal for reusing public assets wins Smart City Hackathon in CopenhagenAround fifty participants gathered at the Smart City Hackathon 2015 in Copenhagen on May 29 – 30, to develop new ideas based on open data to make...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Housing and Infrastructure, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and TechnologyCountries: DenmarkTags: Open data, hackathon, ideas contestVisits: 352 visits

Open Government Data gathering in Hamburg

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 12:35
06 Jul 2015Open Government Data gathering in HamburgThe ‘Code for Hamburg!’ Community of civic hackers meets every first Monday of the month to work on Open Data driven apps and visualizations that...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, Education, Government, LegislationCountries: GermanyTags: gov20 netzwerk, veranstaltungen, Open Government, government, Hamburg, stammtischVisits: 459 visits

Prague gears up for its biggest ever Open Data hackathon

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 17:10
10 Jun 2015Prague gears up for its biggest ever Open Data hackathonPrague Hacks – the city’s biggest ever Open Data Hackathon – will get underway this weekend. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: Czech RepublicTags: Open data, hackathonVisits: 489 visits

French deputies adopt an amendment to 'Loi Macron' to Open Transport Data

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 17:01
10 Jun 2015French deputies adopt an amendment to 'Loi Macron' to Open Transport DataFrench deputies have adopted a government amendment to open up all data related to public transport and mobility services (such as bicycle or...more infoThemes: Government, Legislation, TransportCountries: FranceTags: Open data, Loi MacronVisits: 373 visits

Italian national Open Data portal revamped

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 16:44
10 Jun 2015Italian national Open Data portal revampedThe Open Data portal of the Italian public administration, dati.gov.it, has undergone a major overhaul. ...more infoThemes: Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: ItalyTags: Open Data portalVisits: 453 visits

CFP magazine annual conference: Open Government and Open Data

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 15:55
12 Jun 2015CFP magazine annual conference: Open Government and Open DataThe French magazine ‘les Cahiers de la Fonction Publique et de l’administration’ (CFP) will host its annual conference in Paris this June, with...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: FranceTags: Open data, Open Government, conferencesVisits: 316 visits

Spanish Regional Government of La Rioja launches its first Open Data contest

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 15:48
09 Jun 2015Spanish Regional Government of La Rioja launches its first Open Data contestThe Spanish regional government of La Rioja has launched an Open Data contest to promote the reuse of public sector data and the development of new...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: SpainTags: Open data, contest, challengeVisits: 406 visits

Irish Department of Public Expenditure and Reform - Open Data Event

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 15:34
30 Jun 2015Irish Department of Public Expenditure and Reform - Open Data EventThis Open Data event, hosted by the Irish Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, is designed to help develop Ireland’s Open Data Strategy,...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: IrelandTags: Open data, dper, open data strategyVisits: 322 visits

Opendata.ch 2015 Annual Conference

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 15:22
01 Jul 2015Opendata.ch 2015 Annual ConferenceWhere is Switzerland in terms of open data and transparency, and what comes next? ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Government, Legislation, Science and TechnologyCountries: SwitzerlandTags: bern, Open dataVisits: 468 visits

20th Meeting of the PSI Group – minutes now available

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 16:31
08 Jun 201520th Meeting of the PSI Group – minutes now availableThe minutes of the 20th Meeting of the Public Sector Information Group and of the 6th meeting of the Working Group on the pan-EU Open Data portal...more infoThemes: Government, Legislation, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: public sector information group, Luxembourg, Open data, pan-European open data portal, ODPPVisits: 346 visits

Start-up Acceleration with Open Data in Europe

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 16:15
10 Jun 2015Start-up Acceleration with Open Data in EuropeThe Open Data Incubator Europe (ODInE), along with Wikimedia Deutschland and the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center, will host a presentation event...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: GermanyTags: Open data, funding, odineVisits: 281 visits

The Obesity Data Challenge: finding new ways to improve population health

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 13:10
08 Jun 2015The Obesity Data Challenge: finding new ways to improve population healthA £30,000 prize is being made available to innovators or organisations that can publish or present data on obesity in a new and useful way. ...more infoThemes: HealthCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, health data, obesityVisits: 293 visits

Competition to support Open Data projects in Macedonia

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 13:04
08 Jun 2015Competition to support Open Data projects in MacedoniaMetamorphosis Foundation has launched a competition for projects and initiatives involving the use of Open Data to improve the lives of citizens in...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Education, Health, Safety and Social Welfare, Tourism, TransportCountries: MacedoniaTags: Open data, competitionVisits: 327 visits

Norway approves public register to boost company transparency

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 12:57
08 Jun 2015Norway approves public register to boost company transparencyThe Norwegian Parliament has voted to establish a central registry of company beneficial ownership information. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and FinanceCountries: NorwayTags: company transparency, public registriesVisits: 265 visits

Call for Dutch Govt to free the trade register

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 16:44
03 Jun 2015Call for Dutch Govt to free the trade registerThe Open State Foundation (OSF) has issued criticism of the Dutch government with regard to the paid exploitation of the Trade register. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: NetherlandsTags: trade register, Open State FoundationVisits: 329 visits

Google Maps adds real-time transit info from partners in Budapest, UK and the Netherlands

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 15:56
03 Jun 2015Google Maps adds real-time transit info from partners in Budapest, UK and the NetherlandsAccording to an official blog post, Google Maps now includes real-time transit info in two new EU countries (UK and the Netherlands) and four...more infoThemes: TransportCountries: Hungary, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, real time, transit dataVisits: 314 visits

OpenGLAM workshop for cultural institutions

Tue, 06/02/2015 - 16:18
18 Jun 2015OpenGLAM workshop for cultural institutionsWikimedia Germany is hosting an all-day workshop this June, targeted specifically at employees of cultural and heritage institutions.  ...more infoThemes: CultureCountries: GermanyTags: glam, Wikimedia Deutschland, open culture dataVisits: 310 visits

Applications to attend OpenCon 2015 now open

Tue, 06/02/2015 - 15:59
02 Jun 2015Applications to attend OpenCon 2015 now openBrussels will host the student and early career academic professional conference on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data. ...more infoThemes: Education, Science and TechnologyCountries: Belgium, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, Open Access, Open Education, openconVisits: 288 visits

Smart Data Web project launched: Data Value Chain for Industrial Applications

Tue, 06/02/2015 - 14:33
02 Jun 2015Smart Data Web project launched: Data Value Chain for Industrial ApplicationsThe Smart Data Web project has been launched with the aim of building a bridge between the data publicly accessible from the Internet and the...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: GermanyTags: smart data web, Open data, big data, Linked data, bmwiVisits: 266 visits

TACOD Project - Country reports now available for comment

Sun, 05/31/2015 - 14:20
31 May 2015TACOD Project - Country reports now available for commentRiSSC has presented four country reports on the Impact of Open Data in the fight against corruption. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, Government, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: Austria, Italy, Spain, United KingdomTags: Open data, corruption, anti-corruptionVisits: 359 visits