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Thessaloniki takes part in Open Access Week 2014

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 16:27
21 Oct 2014Thessaloniki takes part in Open Access Week 2014Later this month, the Amphitheatre of Thessaloniki Central Library will play host a special event taking place as part of the global Open Access Week...more infoThemes: Culture, Education, Government, HealthCountries: GreeceTags: Open Access, Libraries, Greece, Open Knowledge, Open data, okfn greeceVisits: 599 visits

Hackathon Thessaloniki

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 15:22
29 Oct 2014 to 30 Oct 2014Hackathon ThessalonikiProgrammers, designers and developers from across the Greek city of Thessaloniki are invited to take part in an upcoming application development...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Economics and Finance, Education, Environment and Energy, Government, Health, Legislation, Tourism, TransportCountries: GreeceTags: hackathon, Open data, okfn greece, hackathessVisits: 370 visits

Open Communities event for North Rhine-Westphalia

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:13
08 Nov 2014Open Communities event for North Rhine-WestphaliaThe German city of Wuppertal will play host to the 4th edition of OffeneKommunen.NRW (Open Communities North Rhine-Westphalia) – an event focusing...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: GermanyTags: north rhine westphalia, Open data, open govermnentVisits: 232 visits

European Medicines Agency to publish clinical reports into decision-making on medicines

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 15:34
09 Oct 2014European Medicines Agency to publish clinical reports into decision-making on medicinesAfter extensive consultations, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has decided it will publish the clinical reports that underpin the decision-making...more infoThemes: Government, Health, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 451 visits

Forcing banks to publish turnover and taxes will help the economy: PwC

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:28
08 Oct 2014Forcing banks to publish turnover and taxes will help the economy: PwCAn independent study by auditors PwC has revealed how publishing banks’ turnover and taxes will help boost the EU economy. ...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, Government, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 346 visits

EC calls for increased publication of Cultural Heritage Data

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 15:11
07 Oct 2014EC calls for increased publication of Cultural Heritage DataThe European Commission has published two reports urging cultural institutions to publish more cultural heritage data online. ...more infoThemes: Culture, GovernmentCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 400 visits

Open Access Week 2014 - Athens

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 16:38
20 Oct 2014 to 24 Oct 2014Open Access Week 2014 - AthensFor the 4th consecutive year, the Greek National Documentation Center (EKT) will participate in Open Access Week - a global event being held between...more infoThemes: Culture, Education, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: GreeceTags: Open AccessVisits: 471 visits

Encouraging Open Data usage by commercial developers: Share PSI 2.0 Workshop

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 14:46
03 Dec 2014 to 04 Dec 2014Encouraging Open Data usage by commercial developers: Share PSI 2.0 WorkshopThe thematic network Share PSI 2.0 is organising a workshop in Lisbon this December to address the challenges of the Open Data and its reuse. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, LegislationCountries: Portugal, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: share psiVisits: 403 visits

Last chance to submit suggestions for UK implementation of EU PSI Directive

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 14:25
06 Oct 2014Last chance to submit suggestions for UK implementation of EU PSI DirectiveThere is now only one day left to submit your feedback on the UK Government’s’ plans to implement the amended EU Directive on the re-use of...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: United KingdomVisits: 459 visits

Pisa to host HackToscana

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 16:46
11 Oct 2014Pisa to host HackToscanaA civic hackathon will take place in Pisa this October, to create prototypes in support of OpenToscana, the open data and participatory platform...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: ItalyTags: Open data, hackathonVisits: 422 visits

Paris commits to opening-up real-time Transport Data

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 16:19
03 Oct 2014Paris commits to opening-up real-time Transport DataThe City of Paris and the transport authority that coordinates the different transport companies operating in Île-de-France (Syndicat des...more infoThemes: Government, TransportCountries: FranceTags: paris, Open Transport DataVisits: 524 visits

How does Open Data transform policy making?

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:47
09 Oct 2014How does Open Data transform policy making?Sciences Po, a French university that specialises in humanities and social sciences, will host a conference based around the impact that...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, GovernmentCountries: FranceTags: Open data, ImpactVisits: 348 visits

Open Data Challenge Series: Heritage & Culture Challenge Definition Day

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:59
29 Oct 2014Open Data Challenge Series: Heritage & Culture Challenge Definition DayThe Open Data Challenge Series returns this October with a workshop to help shape the next Challenge question - with the focus this time around...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, CultureCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, nesta, odiuk, cultural heritage sectorVisits: 258 visits

Laval to host ‘an introduction to Open Data’

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 16:06
22 Oct 2014Laval to host ‘an introduction to Open Data’Participants will be introduced to the fundamentals of Open Data during this evening session in Laval, France. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: FranceTags: Open dataVisits: 434 visits

Night at the Museum - Open Cultuur Data Challenge Finalists to present projects

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 15:24
01 Nov 2014Night at the Museum - Open Cultuur Data Challenge Finalists to present projectsThe five finalists of the Open Culture Data App Challenge will present their applications during the annual night at the...more infoThemes: CultureCountries: NetherlandsTags: Open data, open culture dataVisits: 320 visits

Open Government Terrassa meeting

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 14:46
16 Oct 2014Open Government Terrassa meetingTerrassa is firmly committed to a model of open government, an oriented organization that is accessible to citizens and able to...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: SpainTags: Open Government, transparency, Open dataVisits: 235 visits

Open Data explained – useful video released by Helsinki Region Infoshare

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:28
01 Oct 2014Open Data explained – useful video released by Helsinki Region InfoshareA short promotional video that showcases the principles of Open Data has been launched by Helsinki Region Infoshare (HRI). ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: FinlandTags: Open data, Helsinki Region InfoshareVisits: 586 visits

Ordnance Survey launches more detailed version of Great Britain in Minecraft

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:05
01 Oct 2014Ordnance Survey launches more detailed version of Great Britain in MinecraftOrdnance Survey has used 83 billion blocks to create a new map of Great Britain using open data products from OS OpenData. ...more infoThemes: Environment and EnergyCountries: United KingdomTags: minecraft, Open data, geographic dataVisits: 339 visits

Germany releases Open Data Action Plan

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:59
01 Oct 2014Germany releases Open Data Action PlanThe German government has released details of their open data action plan, which will implement the open data charter established by the G8 (now G7)...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: GermanyTags: open data charter, action planVisits: 603 visits

White House reveals new Open Government initiatives

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:54
01 Oct 2014White House reveals new Open Government initiativesThe US Government has announced a series of new open data commitments, on the third Anniversary of the Open Government Partnership. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, big data, Open Access, Open Education, Financial transparencyVisits: 348 visits