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University of Alicante launches Open Data Ideas Contest

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:05
17 Jul 2014University of Alicante launches Open Data Ideas ContestIn an attempt to grow the open data culture among the university community and general public in Alicante, Spain, the Vice Rectorate of Information...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Education, Science and TechnologyCountries: SpainTags: open data challenge, ideas contest, university of alicanteVisits: 383 visits

Analysis and evaluation of the European Union Open Data Portal

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:21
17 Jul 2014Analysis and evaluation of the European Union Open Data PortalThe Department of Library and Information Science at the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain) has published a study that analyses and evaluates...more infoThemes: Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: Spain, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open Data portal, library scienceVisits: 790 visits

UK Public Data Group publishes their 2014 Open Data statement

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 14:26
16 Jul 2014UK Public Data Group publishes their 2014 Open Data statementThe UK Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has published a document that outlines the different types of information made available by...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Government, Housing and Infrastructure, LegislationCountries: United KingdomVisits: 254 visits

Initial results revealed from the ‘Open Data in Developing Countries’ project

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 14:15
16 Jul 2014Initial results revealed from the ‘Open Data in Developing Countries’ projectThe first wave of results from the project ‘Exploring the Emerging Impacts of Open Data in Developing Countries’ (ODDC) have now been released....more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Education, Environment and Energy, Government, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, developing worldVisits: 247 visits

How much is your location data worth? EU researchers explore the personal data market

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:31
16 Jul 2014How much is your location data worth? EU researchers explore the personal data marketResearchers in Italy have used different data collected from people’s smartphones to explore the possible value and opportunities available in the...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: Italy, SpainTags: personal data, big data, TélécomVisits: 417 visits

Spanish Open Data report published to accompany eEspaña 2014

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:21
16 Jul 2014Spanish Open Data report published to accompany eEspaña 2014The Orange Foundation Spain has published a new report devoted to Open Data – a document designed to accompany the country’s annual...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: SpainTags: Open data, Access to InformationVisits: 362 visits

48h Open Data Hackathon, Nantes

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:26
12 Sep 2014 to 14 Sep 201448h Open Data Hackathon, NantesNantes will play host to a 2-day hackathon this September, which will encourage participants to create innovative applications by using open data...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: FranceVisits: 330 visits

UK to establish an open register of business information

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:20
16 Jul 2014UK to establish an open register of business informationThe UK will become the first country to establish a truly open register of business information, after Companies House announced plans to make all of...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: United KingdomVisits: 319 visits

OpenSym 2014 Conference, Berlin

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:48
27 Aug 2014 to 29 Aug 2014OpenSym 2014 Conference, BerlinBerlin will welcome researchers and practitioners of open collaboration concepts, processes, and technology this August, as the city hosts the...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Education, Environment and Energy, Science and TechnologyCountries: Germany, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Opendata, Open Source, oer, Open AccessVisits: 194 visits

The Future is Open: Creative Commons annual report released

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:47
15 Jul 2014The Future is Open: Creative Commons annual report releasedCreative Commons (CC), the organisation that created and manages the open licenses of the same name, has published its annual report, titled ‘The...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: licensingVisits: 367 visits

Initiative to improve the transparency & openness of US elections

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:39
15 Jul 2014Initiative to improve the transparency & openness of US electionsA non-profit project has been launched in Silicon Valley with the aim of developing new open technologies that help increase the accuracy, security...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open electoral data, USAVisits: 194 visits

Release of big pharma data postponed until October

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 16:06
14 Jul 2014Release of big pharma data postponed until OctoberPlans to implement new laws that force drug companies to release data from their clinical drugs trials have taken a setback, with the European...more infoThemes: Health, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 256 visits

French Health Authority publishes first datasets in data.gouv.fr

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 11:23
14 Jul 2014French Health Authority publishes first datasets in data.gouv.frHaute Autorité de Santé (HAS), the French High Health Authority has published its first three open datasets on the data.gouv.fr portal. ...more infoThemes: HealthCountries: FranceTags: open health dataVisits: 129 visits

French Open Data in Health Commission submits new report

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:42
11 Jul 2014French Open Data in Health Commission submits new reportFollowing over 6 months of meetings on the topic, the French Open Data in Health Commission have submitted a report containing their issues and...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, HealthCountries: FranceTags: planète opendataVisits: 406 visits

2nd Open Data Canarias Regional Challenge

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 16:03
10 Jul 20142nd Open Data Canarias Regional ChallengeThe Open Data Canarias Regional Challenge returns this July for its second edition, aiming to increase the reuse of datasets available on the...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: SpainTags: challengeVisits: 333 visits

From Manchester to Berlin: Data Cooperative Meeting at OKFest

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 15:46
16 Jul 2014From Manchester to Berlin: Data Cooperative Meeting at OKFestOpen Data Manchester travels to Berlin this July, to host an informal discussion around data cooperatives, acting as a fringe event for the larger...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: GermanyTags: data cooperative, okfestival, open data manchesterVisits: 284 visits

English councils given financial incentives to publish selected open data

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 09:12
10 Jul 2014English councils given financial incentives to publish selected open dataFurther details of a scheme that gives UK local authorities cash incentives to publish open standardised datasets have been announced. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: financial aidVisits: 335 visits

Communication from the European Commission on data-driven economy

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:53
09 Jul 2014Communication from the European Commission on data-driven economyPublished in response to the European Council's conclusions of October 2013, the European Commission’s ‘Communication on the data-driven...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: big data, Open data, data-driven economyVisits: 458 visits

Food for thought: Data Visualisation through cooking

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:18
09 Jul 2014Food for thought: Data Visualisation through cookingData Visualisers are constantly searching for ways to make information more digestible … quite literally! Data Cuisine is a fresh initiative that...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, CultureCountries: Finland, SpainTags: food, data visualisationVisits: 301 visits

OS3: Open Scholarship Summer Seminar

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 14:05
10 Jul 2014 to 11 Jul 2014OS3: Open Scholarship Summer SeminarPostgraduate students and junior researchers from across Greece will come together at the University of Patras this July for a special event...more infoThemes: Education, Government, Health, Legislation, Science and TechnologyCountries: GreeceTags: Open Access, #opendata, Copyright issues, Open Knowledge, Open Education, open researchVisits: 520 visits