Open access to publicly-funded research accelerates discovery and progress By Jen Caltrider, Global Campaigner, Mozilla It’s Tax Day. Let me tell you a story about my buddy Erik, snow, your taxes, and open data. Here in Colorado where I live, people love …

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Up to 50 startups and SMEs to receive equity-free funding of up to €100k European Commission commits €7.1m into data driven innovation, and €4.8M to directly fund startups and SMEs over the next 3 years Startups will work with data …

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Emma Truswell reports from Mexico City on how a partnership between the ODI, the Mexican government and an NGO has strengthened an international relationship, a government policy programme and a talented group of startups Representatives from Labora startups and the …

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From public sector reform to building an initiative from the ground up, open data leaders from Argentina and Kenya share what’s worked for their programmes, what hasn’t and how we can improve equality of opportunity in data and tech [soundcloud …

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From March through June 2016, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the nonprofit Center for Open Data Enterprise ran a series of four Open Data Roundtables. These events brought together a total of 290 experts …

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At the 3rd International Open Data Conference in Ottawa, Canada in 2015 the beta version of the Open Data Data Impact Map was launched to provide governments, international organizations, and researchers with a more comprehensive understanding of the demand for …

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The portal will be maintained by the state Office of Digital Innovation alongside its Innovation Lab–centralization that should bode well for future app development.

As mentioned previously on this blog, we were delighted to be involved in the ‘Late’ at the Science Museum on Wednesday August 31 as part of the ‘Our Lives in Data’ exhibition. It was great to see hundreds of people coming along to …

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With almost eleven years of historical data and more than one currently active license for every five City residents, Business Licenses is one of the most popular datasets on the Chicago Open Data Portal and a key resource for understanding economic activity. …

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This story was originally published by Data-Smart City Solutions. One of the great promises of open government this decade has been that it can serve as a catalyst for a new civic-centered… [[ …