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Open Data for Scotland – Learn, Experiment, Create

During day one, lightning talks and break-out sessions will ignite the discussion around themes and challenges (health, energy, transport, etc.). For the rest of the weekend, participants will be given the opportunity to design solutions for these challenges by working with suitable data.

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Seedcamp x OpenData

Anyone can register to attend but start-ups must apply via AngelList by 20th September. Seedcamp is a London based fund supporting start-ups from the pre-seed and seed stage. More details can be found by clicking here. Image: Summary: Seedcamp has teamed up with the Open

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#EULife App Challenge introduction – Manchester

The challenge asks entrants to use European Quality of Life open data, provided by Eurofound and the UK Data Service, to develop innovative new apps. Registration is free, with more details available here. Image: Summary: The #EULife App Challenge team will visit local developers in

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Open Data – moving science forward, or a waste of time and money?

Anyone is free to attend, although prior registration is required. More details about the event can be found by clicking here. Image: Summary: TheUniversity of Cambridge (UK) will host a panel discussion later this year, to debate the validity of

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Unveiled: New joint UK-France Data Taskforce to boost cooperation on Open Data

French Economy and Industry Minister Emmanuel Macron and British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne have announced the creation of a new joint UK-France Data Taskforce, while visiting the accelerator start-up ‘TheFamily’ in Paris. The new taskforce is expected to enhance UK-France

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Detail Data project to help charities create value by using Open Data

The Detail Data project aims to help charities develop their ability to use Open Data to effectively create and enhance social, economic and environmental value. As part of the project, the DetailData Portal, a publicly accessible data catalogue (built on DKAN) for Open Data from a

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Open Data Youth Camp in Croatia

Taking place in Rovinj from 29 August to 2 September 2015, the goal of the camp is to provide a space for young active citizens to explore the potential of open data, to learn and discuss open government values and to

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Open Data Award 2015 winners announced

MedicinesThe second edition of the Open Data Awards, promoted by the Open Data Institute, held its award ceremony on July 9 at Bloomberg’s London offices on Finsbury Square, with the participation of ODI Founders Sirs Tim Berners-Lee and Nigel Shadbolt. As part of the ceremony

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Scottish Parliament launches new Open Data Portal

The Scottish Parliament has launched a new Open Data portal to make parliamentary information easily accessible to the public. 60 datasets are already available (in XML and/or JSON formats), including motions, questions, answers and petitions. The portal also gives access to

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Defra to release open satellite imagery that could transform food and farming

The UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced that it will release at least 8,000 open datasets in the coming months. It is hoped that by making satellite imagery freely available to the public, it will

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