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Open Communities event for North Rhine-Westphalia

ePSIplatform news - 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: 185 visits

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

ePSIplatform news - 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: 396 visits

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

ePSIplatform news - 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: 306 visits

Open Definition version 2.0 Announced

LAPSI News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 13:43

This week Open Knowledge and the Open Definition Advisory Council announced the release of version 2.0 of the Open Definition. The Definition sets out the essential principles that define openness in relation to data and content and plays a key role in supporting the growing open data ecosystem.

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EC calls for increased publication of Cultural Heritage Data

ePSIplatform news - 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: 361 visits

Open Access Week 2014 - Athens

ePSIplatform news - 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: 428 visits

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

ePSIplatform news - 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: 356 visits

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

ePSIplatform news - 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: 403 visits

How do we create an ecosystem for cultural content re-use?

LAPSI News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 19:02

What are the best licenses that favour this re-use? What exactly is the public domain and how does it favour Cultural Content Exploitation?

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Pisa to host HackToscana

ePSIplatform news - 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: 373 visits

Paris commits to opening-up real-time Transport Data

ePSIplatform news - 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: 475 visits

How does Open Data transform policy making?

ePSIplatform news - 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: 293 visits

Open Data Challenge Series: Heritage & Culture Challenge Definition Day

ePSIplatform news - 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: 192 visits

Laval to host ‘an introduction to Open Data’

ePSIplatform news - 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: 387 visits

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

ePSIplatform news - 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: 266 visits

Open Government Terrassa meeting

ePSIplatform news - 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: 188 visits

Open Data explained – useful video released by Helsinki Region Infoshare

ePSIplatform news - 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: 532 visits

Ordnance Survey launches more detailed version of Great Britain in Minecraft

ePSIplatform news - 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: 297 visits

Germany releases Open Data Action Plan

ePSIplatform news - 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: 565 visits

White House reveals new Open Government initiatives

ePSIplatform news - 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: 302 visits
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