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Workshop on Open Data Publication and Use: Lessons Learned

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:31
23 Apr 2014Workshop on Open Data Publication and Use: Lessons LearnedDelft University of Technology (TU Delft) is organising a workshop to explore the major lessons that can be learned and recommendations that can be...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, GovernmentCountries: NetherlandsTags: bestpracticesVisits: 264 visits

Facilitating Innovation with Open Health Data

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:37
30 Apr 2014Facilitating Innovation with Open Health DataLater this month, the Open Health Data Platform will be launched at a special event taking place in the heart of London’s ‘TechCity’. ...more infoThemes: HealthCountries: United KingdomTags: nhsdata, visualisationVisits: 221 visits

Inside the mind of a Data Artist – ePSI platform speaks to Burak Arikan

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:04
10 Apr 2014Inside the mind of a Data Artist – ePSI platform speaks to Burak ArikanThe key to creating high impact data visualizations is finding relationships between data from separate sources and interconnecting them in ways that...more infoThemes: Culture, Science and Technology, TourismCountries: TurkeyVisits: 322 visits

The Court of Justice declares the Data Retention Directive invalid

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:53
09 Apr 2014The Court of Justice declares the Data Retention Directive invalidThe Data Retention Directive “entails a wide ranging and particularly serious interference with the fundamental rights to respect for private life...more infoThemes: LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 303 visits

Hack4med Workshop in Turin

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:49
15 Apr 2014Hack4med Workshop in TurinIn preparation for the HACK4MED Hackathon taking place in Turin on May 17th, Regione Piemonte have organised a warm-up workshop focusing on learning...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: ItalyTags: regione piemonte, homer, homer project, regione veneto, piemonte regionVisits: 83 visits

Government must mirror Google and Amazon’s approach to big data, says Cabinet Office's open data director

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:38
09 Apr 2014Government must mirror Google and Amazon’s approach to big data, says Cabinet Office's open data directorGovernments must start to use big data and analytics to tailor services to citizens, similar to the ways that Google and Amazon are doing so. ...more infoThemes: Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: UKVisits: 246 visits

Energy + Environment Open Data Challenge - Finalists revealed

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 09:04
09 Apr 2014Energy + Environment Open Data Challenge - Finalists revealedNesta and The Open Data Institute have announced the three finalists of their Energy + Environment Open Data Challenge. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and EnergyCountries: UKVisits: 242 visits

EC Expert Group explores Text and Data Mining policy challenges

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:55
08 Apr 2014EC Expert Group explores Text and Data Mining policy challengesThe Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission has just published a report titled 'Standardisation in the area...more infoThemes: Government, Legislation, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: tdmVisits: 193 visits

Czech Telecommunication Office publishes first open datasets

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:32
08 Apr 2014Czech Telecommunication Office publishes first open datasetsThe Czech Telecommunication Office has released their first 10 open datasets, including machine-readable format statistics such as checks...more infoThemes: Government, Housing and Infrastructure, Science and TechnologyCountries: Czech RepublicTags: opendatacz, CTOVisits: 394 visits

Europeana Labs beta website launched

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 16:25
07 Apr 2014Europeana Labs beta website launchedEuropeana Labs is a novel Open Innovation platform that aims to provide users with everything they need to start using the Europeana APIs to develop...more infoThemes: CultureCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: europeana labs, europeana creativeVisits: 236 visits

Winners of the first Apps For Europe Competition announced

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 16:12
07 Apr 2014Winners of the first Apps For Europe Competition announcedAn app that uses open data to guide cyclists around cities, and another that combines old postcards with contemporary street views, have been...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, TransportCountries: United KingdomTags: apps4eu, Open data, startup, manchesterVisits: 830 visits

Weight data from Internet-connected scales used to rank the fattest cities in France

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 16:38
03 Apr 2014Weight data from Internet-connected scales used to rank the fattest cities in FranceWithings, a company who manufacture internet connected scales, has published a geographical breakdown showing which parts of France have the fattest...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, HealthCountries: FranceTags: overweight, data visualisation, internet of thingsVisits: 374 visits

Thessaloniki Apps4Greece award ceremony

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 16:05
03 Apr 2014Thessaloniki Apps4Greece award ceremonyWith the deadline for web and mobile applications now closed, the Apps4Thessaloniki contest concludes with a special awards ceremony, celebrating the...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, Education, Government, TransportCountries: GreeceTags: apps, Opendata, OKF Greece, Apps4Greece, ThessalonikiVisits: 467 visits

Competition: Searching for the Top Data Scientist in the UK & Ireland

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:29
03 Apr 2014Competition: Searching for the Top Data Scientist in the UK & IrelandProduce an innovative forecast of energy demand using open data from the UK government and you could be crowned UK & Ireland Data Scientist of...more infoThemes: Environment and Energy, Science and TechnologyCountries: Ireland, United KingdomTags: competition, energy, Open dataVisits: 338 visits

Mapping Poverty and Inequality in the European Union

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:54
03 Apr 2014Mapping Poverty and Inequality in the European UnionAn interactive visualization showing the social impact of the economic crisis across Europe has just been published. ...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, Government, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: data visualisationVisits: 294 visits

Semantic Web in libraries, archives and museums - Spanish National Library Conference

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 09:50
10 Apr 2014Semantic Web in libraries, archives and museums - Spanish National Library ConferenceThe Spanish National Library (Biblioteca Nacional de España) is hosting an informative conference to provide an overview of The Semantic Web,...more infoThemes: CultureCountries: SpainTags: linked open dataVisits: 403 visits

Open Data as a tool against corruption: New EC funded project launched

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 08:09
03 Apr 2014Open Data as a tool against corruption: New EC funded project launchedTACOD (Towards an European strategy to reduce Corruption by enhancing the use of Open Data) is a new project funded by the European Commission (DG...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, Government, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: Austria, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: fight against corruption, Open dataVisits: 708 visits

Data Journalism to take centre stage at International Festival in Italy

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:31
30 Apr 2014 to 04 May 2014Data Journalism to take centre stage at International Festival in ItalyThe subject of Data Journalism features strongly on the line-up at the upcoming International Journalism Festival to be held in Perugia this spring. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: ItalyTags: eventVisits: 255 visits

UK Government announces next round of funding to support the release of open data

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 13:02
02 Apr 2014UK Government announces next round of funding to support the release of open dataCabinet Office and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) have released full information and application details relating to the...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: breakthrough fund, release of data fund, text-decorationVisits: 276 visits

Electoral fraud allegations data published in UK

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:14
02 Apr 2014Electoral fraud allegations data published in UKThe Electoral Commission, an independent body that sets standards for well-run elections in the UK, has published its annual summary of cases...more infoThemes: Government, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: United KingdomTags: electoral dataVisits: 214 visits