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48h Open Data Hackathon, Nantes

ePSIplatform news - 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: 510 visits

UK to establish an open register of business information

ePSIplatform news - 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: 463 visits

OpenSym 2014 Conference, Berlin

ePSIplatform news - 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: 445 visits

The Future is Open: Creative Commons annual report released

ePSIplatform news - 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: 556 visits

Initiative to improve the transparency & openness of US elections

ePSIplatform news - 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: 371 visits

Release of big pharma data postponed until October

ePSIplatform news - 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: 464 visits

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

ePSIplatform news - 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: 305 visits

French Open Data in Health Commission submits new report

ePSIplatform news - 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: 597 visits

2nd Open Data Canarias Regional Challenge

ePSIplatform news - 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: 509 visits

From Manchester to Berlin: Data Cooperative Meeting at OKFest

ePSIplatform news - 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: 454 visits

English councils given financial incentives to publish selected open data

ePSIplatform news - 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: 514 visits

Communication from the European Commission on data-driven economy

ePSIplatform news - 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: 647 visits

Food for thought: Data Visualisation through cooking

ePSIplatform news - 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: 483 visits

PSI Alliance workshop held in Brussels on July 2nd

LAPSI News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 14:38

At a PSI workshop organised by PSI Alliance during which DG Connect announced the Commission’s plans to release guidelines on the implementation of the revised PSI Directive (see here for our post regarding this development), LAPSI 2.0 contributed to the discussion on licensing. Representatives of PSI Alliance, DG Connect and Deloitte were also present.

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OS3: Open Scholarship Summer Seminar

ePSIplatform news - 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: 714 visits

Open Data Institute to receive cash injection from UK Government quango

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:37
08 Jul 2014Open Data Institute to receive cash injection from UK Government quangoThe UK’s Technology Strategy Board is set to invest £42m of its annual budget in actions that it will lead to more innovation in the areas of data...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomTags: financial aid, Open data, ODIVisits: 557 visits

Northern Ireland unveils Open Data Challenge

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:53
08 Jul 2014Northern Ireland unveils Open Data ChallengeDesign an app that finds new and innovative ways to use Open Data from Northern Ireland and you could be in line for a 5,000 GBP prize. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: challenge, Open data, Northern IrelandVisits: 506 visits

Release of the latest ePSI platform report

LAPSI News - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:14

 

The ePSI platform topic report exploring the PSI in Cultural Heritage Institutions has been released. The report outlines the legal framework and also examines the amendments made to the PSI directive. The report is available here.

EU & US trade partnership ruled not sufficiently transparent

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:14
08 Jul 2014EU & US trade partnership ruled not sufficiently transparentThe European Commission’s discussions with the US surrounding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) are not sufficiently...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Access to Information, trade dataVisits: 404 visits

OECD launches new public Data portal to share their latest stats

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:10
08 Jul 2014OECD launches new public Data portal to share their latest statsAlmost 600 large databases have now been made publically available via the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) new Data...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, Government, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 794 visits
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