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Call for Applications for Microgrants: Access to information and Open Data

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 17:53
19 May 2015Call for Applications for Microgrants: Access to information and Open DataThe Access to Information Working Group has announced a microgrant aimed at providing support for research or programming that can demonstrate and/or...more infoThemes: Government, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: RomaniaTags: Open data, microgrants, Access to Information, National Action PlanVisits: 739 visits

Schema.org 2.0 vocabulary released

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 17:23
19 May 2015Schema.org 2.0 vocabulary releasedThe public release of Schema.org 2.0 vocabulary has recently been announced in the official blog. ...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: schema.org, Semantic Web, vocabularyVisits: 629 visits

Spain funds the opening up of bibliographic heritage

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 16:47
19 May 2015Spain funds the opening up of bibliographic heritageThe Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport has offered funding to support projects of digitization, online accessibility and digital...more infoThemes: Culture, GovernmentCountries: SpainTags: Open data, EuropeanaVisits: 644 visits

OGP Club meeting: Open Data for start-ups

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 14:10
22 May 2015OGP Club meeting: Open Data for start-upsThe Romanian Department for Online Services and Design is calling for an open discussion on how start-ups can use open data. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: RomaniaTags: OGP Club, Open data, private sector, business, discussionVisits: 552 visits

Geoinformatics 2015 - Open Geodata Conference

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 15:22
11 Jun 2015 to 12 Jun 2015Geoinformatics 2015 - Open Geodata ConferenceOpen Geodata will be the main focus of the two-day Geoinformatics conference, taking place in Prague this June. ...more infoThemes: Environment and Energy, Housing and Infrastructure, Science and Technology, TransportCountries: Czech RepublicTags: geo-data, open geodataVisits: 644 visits

New updated edition of the Open Data Handbook

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 15:02
18 May 2015New updated edition of the Open Data HandbookAn updated edition of the Open Data Handbook is now available online, featuring a new glossary, value stories, and resources library sections. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Legislation, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open data handbook, Open Knowledge, Open data, Training, guideVisits: 611 visits

Hacking Berlin's 3D City Model

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 16:36
03 Jun 2015 to 14 Aug 2015Hacking Berlin's 3D City ModelBerlin's 3D city model has been available to the public as Open Data since March. Now the time has come for designers, city planners, coders and any...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Government, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: GermanyTags: open geodata, 3d modelVisits: 807 visits

Reflections on the progress of Open Data in Spain

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 16:23
14 May 2015Reflections on the progress of Open Data in SpainCTIC Technology Centre has published an article highlighting the need for progress on the paradigms of Open Data in Spain. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: SpainTags: Open data, Smart Cities, data standardsVisits: 973 visits

Call for comments on draft ‘Data for Policy’ report

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:55
13 May 2015Call for comments on draft ‘Data for Policy’ reportData for Policy is an international study that investigates big data and other innovative data-driven approaches for evidence-informed policymaking. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, big data, Case StudiesVisits: 811 visits

Europeana calls on institutions to share higher quality material

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:20
13 May 2015Europeana calls on institutions to share higher quality materialImproving data quality is Europeana's number one priority for the next five years. To do this, it needs to be more attractive for...more infoThemes: CultureCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: data quality, europeana network, Europeana, Task force, quality dataVisits: 607 visits

What Open Data strategy will the new UK government follow?

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 16:45
12 May 2015What Open Data strategy will the new UK government follow?In a recent blog post, online journalism lecturer Andy Dickinson has made his own analysis of the Conservative manifesto, relating to any topic...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, strategyVisits: 710 visits

Hackathon: #OpenData makes you move

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 16:03
05 Jun 2015Hackathon: #OpenData makes you moveThe six largest cities in Finland will each simultaneously host hackathons to promote the development of new open data based business concepts and...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Health, TourismCountries: FinlandTags: Open data, hackathonVisits: 668 visits

The 1st Nordic Open Data Week is around the corner!

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 15:42
12 May 2015The 1st Nordic Open Data Week is around the corner!The 1st Nordic Open Data Week kicks-off at the end of May, featuring activities across the Nordic countries that show the value and meaning of Open...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: Denmark, Finland, Norway, SwedenTags: Open data, hackathonVisits: 633 visits

Data Sharing for Public Health: Key Lessons from other Sectors

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 14:04
12 May 2015Data Sharing for Public Health: Key Lessons from other SectorsA paper has been published that examines the experiences of data sharing within sectors outside of public health, to identify fresh perspectives on...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, HealthCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open health data, clinical trial dataVisits: 620 visits

Data visualization uncovers how the Internet connects Europe

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 13:30
12 May 2015Data visualization uncovers how the Internet connects EuropeA data visualization by ARTE, Open Data City, RTS and SRF shows how the flow of data packets on the Internet works across national borders. ...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: France, Germany, Switzerland, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, Internet, RIPE Atlas, data visualization, data journalismVisits: 581 visits

The Open Data map of French cheese

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 13:37
10 May 2015The Open Data map of French cheeseA French company has published a tutorial (of sorts) explaining how they managed to create a visualization that maps a long list of cheeses produced...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, CultureCountries: FranceTags: Open data, wikipedia, cheese, MapsVisits: 862 visits