On November 16, the European Commission launched the European Data Portal, which will serve as a central gateway to data published by administrations in countries across Europe, from the EU and beyond. Currently over 240,000 datasets from 34 European countries …

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Do you need to publish high quality Open Data (OD)? Do you want to reuse data for research, an article, an application or something else? The Open Data Node, a new open source platform supporting the entire process of Open …

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Dutch government data should be made available for free to the public as much as possible. Public agencies should change their attitude towards the publishing of open data, the Dutch Minister of the Interior, Ronald Plasterk said. They are often …

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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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By Dr Julia Glidden and Susie Ruston McAleer How do you make open data an achievable reality for every city, regardless of its size or budget? Technology hub Issy-les-Moulineaux, Paris, opened over 75 datasets and created new apps, following open …

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A group of researchers and professors at the Oxford Internet Institute, along with Technopolis Group and the Centre for European Policy Studies, have been commissioned to “conduct an international study on innovative data-driven approaches to inform policymaking” by the European …

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