Developers, government officials, journalists and activists from all over Europe will shine their light on EU decision making and open government as TransparencyCamp Europe comes to Amsterdam. Today, Open State Foundation together with the Dutch Presidency of the Council of …

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Over the past week I’ve been lucky enough to meet AppChallenge community members in Manchester and London at our #EULife Meetup series. It was great to meet people who are passionate about open data. I wish we had been able …

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If open data is your thing and you have a creative edge, then the Machinery of Data (MOD) competition is for you. MOD is a data driven competition that merges open data with hardware and art.  Some examples include: A 3D …

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Below is a list of all of the GovHack 2015 International and National winners… The GovHack 2015 International categories had competitors across Australia and New Zealand:  The International Best Disaster Mitigation Hack, iHelp by team Tremorz in New Zealand https://hackerspace.govhack.org/content/tremorz …

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The last weekend of the Summer was devoted to Open Data enthusiasts in Vilnius. 7 teams consisting of developers, designers, data analysts, business developers and marketing specialists gathered in the arts incubator Rupert to create products that should make the …

The Winners of the Open Data Fest Created an Interactive Map of Kindergartens in Vilnius. Read more »

Students who presented at AidData’s Student Shark Tank Competition With support from USAID’s Global Development Lab (GDL), AidData invested this summer in the next generation of development innovators by hosting the AidData “Shark Tank”, a research competition for students from …

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As part of its global digital strategy, the government of La Rioja region in Spain has organised an open data contest, the goal of which is to promote the use and exploitation of data published on the regional open data …

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Challenge.gov offers a number of services to help agencies create successful competitions. One challenge that recently wrapped up made use of the full range of these services to come up with some creative, useful apps that have nationwide implications. Presidential …

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INDUSTRY TRENDS 18 August 2015 Tweet INASP has launched in Open Access Week Competition for 2015. The competition is open to representatives of institutions and organisations from INASP partner or network countries. This year, Open Access Week will take place …

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