Tag: #EULife

Top questions from our Meetups

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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Ralph Cochrane – Meet the Founder of AppChallenge

In this short interview Ralph Cochrane explains what AppChallenge do and why the #EULife AppChallenge is important. A passionate supporter of Open Data, Ralph has been crowdsourcing innovation for aid agencies, governments and brands since 2007. He’s probably the only

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Meet the Team: Philipp Rustemeier

Philip Rustemeier is our resident coding guru and helped to design the Open Data API. If you’ve watched our coding tutorials you’ll know his voice. We asked him why he enjoys working on projects like the #EULife Open Data contest.

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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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the State of The Union – #EUlife

The last few months have seen a huge amount of discussion on the future of the European Union with events in Greece putting views in sharp focus. In the UK citizens will have a chance to make their views known 

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£15,000 #EULife AppChallenge opens up new data on European Quality of Life

Having spent the past couple of years working with the incredibly talented participants of the Open Data Challenge Series I was delighted to be asked to help judge the new #EULife AppChallenge. Europe, and how we feel about it, is

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Meet the #EULife team: John Shepherdson

John Shepherdson leads the UK Data Service technical infrastructure team. They are responsible for running the servers that provide the first UK Data Service Open Data API which is the foundation of the #EULife AppChallenge. We talk to him about

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#EULife App Challenge is Live!

UK Data Service announces £15,000 #EULife Open Data AppChallenge London: The UK Data Service and AppChallenge.net announce the launch of a developer contest using open data about the Quality of Life of European citizens. With a prize fund of £15,000

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