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Workshop on Citizen Science, Open Data and Culture

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 14:33
25 Apr 2015Workshop on Citizen Science, Open Data and CultureA workshop will take place in Madrid this April based on the discovery of unknown facts or 'hidden secrets' about the city’s Barrio de las Letras...more infoThemes: Culture, Science and TechnologyCountries: SpainTags: Open data, open cultural data, citizen science, crowd-sourced scienceVisits: 516 visits

New transparency rules for public sector contracts in the UK

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 09:28
27 Mar 2015New transparency rules for public sector contracts in the UK Shortly after being accused of not meeting their transparency pledge on public contracts, the UK Government has released a statement that...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: contracting data, transparencyVisits: 686 visits

New article on controlled access to clinical-trial data

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:31
26 Mar 2015New article on controlled access to clinical-trial dataA recently published Open Access article has argued that although clinical-trial data should be shared for reasonable requests, there are still many...more infoThemes: Health, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomTags: clinical data, clinical trial, Open dataVisits: 1667 visits

Open Research Data Hackdays 2015

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 14:30
05 Jun 2015 to 06 Jun 2015Open Research Data Hackdays 2015Opendata.ch is inviting all experimental researchers, specialists, designers, programmers, journalists and other creative people to join them in...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: SwitzerlandTags: open research, research dataVisits: 710 visits

Share-PSI 2.0 Workshop: A self sustaining business model for Open Data

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 14:15
20 May 2015 to 21 May 2015Share-PSI 2.0 Workshop: A self sustaining business model for Open DataThe 4th Share-PSI 2.0 Workshop will address the topic of self-sustaining business models for Open Data and PSI. ...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: AustriaTags: Open dataVisits: 665 visits

International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2015 (CeDEM 15)

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 13:57
20 May 2015 to 22 May 2015International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2015 (CeDEM 15)The CeDEM15 conference will bring together e-democracy, e-participation and open government specialists working in academia, politics, government and...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: AustriaTags: Open Government, Open dataVisits: 747 visits

The City of Almere starts Open Data pilot

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 13:38
25 Mar 2015The City of Almere starts Open Data pilotThe Dutch City of Almere has begun its Open Data disclosure, by making nine selected datasets available on the portal opendata.almere.nl. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: NetherlandsTags: Open Data portalVisits: 748 visits

UK Government appoints its first ever Chief Data Officer

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 12:22
25 Mar 2015UK Government appoints its first ever Chief Data OfficerMike Bracken has been appointed as the first ever UK Government Chief Data Officer, alongside his Government Digital Service role. ...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: chief data officer, Open dataVisits: 1371 visits

New map covering public sector data hubs in Spain

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 12:12
25 Mar 2015New map covering public sector data hubs in Spaindatos.gob.es is following in the footsteps of other Spanish organisations by sharing its own map of Open Data and PSI initiatives in Spain. ...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: SpainTags: Open dataVisits: 678 visits

City of York launches Open Data platform

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 18:26
24 Mar 2015City of York launches Open Data platformYork Open Data is the new local data website launched by the City of York Council (UK). ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Environment and Energy, Government, Health, Safety and Social Welfare, TransportCountries: United KingdomTags: Open Data portalVisits: 765 visits

UK Environment Agency launches real time flood-monitoring API

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 18:17
24 Mar 2015UK Environment Agency launches real time flood-monitoring APIThe UK Environment Agency has released a new set of flood data APIs, providing developers with access to near real time information about flood...more infoThemes: Environment and Energy, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: United KingdomTags: open flood data, apis, Open dataVisits: 739 visits

Ordnance Survey launches new location, roads, rivers and map OpenData products

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 18:07
24 Mar 2015Ordnance Survey launches new location, roads, rivers and map OpenData productsOrdnance Survey (OS) has released a new range of open data products covering Great Britain. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Housing and Infrastructure, TransportCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, open geodataVisits: 597 visits

Open Data Day in Flanders 2015

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:28
19 Jun 2015Open Data Day in Flanders 2015The Flemish Government will host the fourth edition of its Open Data Day this June, under the theme "Open Data, transparency and service". ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, Environment and Energy, Government, TransportCountries: BelgiumTags: Open dataVisits: 662 visits

Fujitsu Spain launches Linked Open Data 2015 Challenge

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:21
23 Mar 2015Fujitsu Spain launches Linked Open Data 2015 ChallengeA new challenge has been launched to promote the concept of Linked Open Data across Spain and to encourage innovative new ideas and applications. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: SpainTags: linked open dataVisits: 664 visits

Call to develop mobile & web apps in the environmental & social domains

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:14
23 Mar 2015Call to develop mobile & web apps in the environmental & social domainsMYGEOSS, a two-year EU funded project, is launching an open call for the development of innovative applications (mobile or web-based) informing...more infoThemes: Environment and EnergyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, app developmentVisits: 517 visits

LOD that works! Hackathon in Bologna

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:01
25 Mar 2015 to 28 Mar 2015LOD that works! Hackathon in Bologna"LOD that works!" is a hackathon that is seeking apps built using Linked Data from Italian Open Data portals (Tuscany, Trento etc) that are going...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: ItalyTags: linked open data, linked data platformVisits: 760 visits

Crime and Safety hack weekend in Loughton

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 17:38
27 Mar 2015 to 29 Mar 2015Crime and Safety hack weekend in LoughtonThe second @hackessex Civic Camp is a volunteer-driven concept, looking to open-up data from law enforcement agencies, emergency services, local...more infoThemes: Safety and Social WelfareCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, crime dataVisits: 549 visits

Swedish land registration authority plans to open up map information for free

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 15:03
23 Mar 2015Swedish land registration authority plans to open up map information for freeIn an important step towards the full opening of geographic data, Lantmäteriet, the Swedish mapping, cadastral and land registration authority, has...more infoThemes: Environment and EnergyCountries: SwedenTags: open geodataVisits: 618 visits

Reading Borough Council opens-up real time transport data

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 14:04
23 Mar 2015Reading Borough Council opens-up real time transport dataReading Borough Council (UK) has made data relating to its transport network widely available through the Travel Reading Live Open Data Service. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, TransportCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, real-time, bus informationVisits: 545 visits