Businesses and governments are seeing more evidence of open data building economic value and more efficient public services, ODI founders Sirs Tim Berners-Lee and Nigel Shadbolt told a press conference at the Open Data Awards earlier this month, together with …

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The Open Data Institute says it sees signs of “network thinking” in the open-data programmes and startups it acknowledged in its second set of annual awards. CEO Gavin Sparks said “companies that go from closed, through shared, to open data …

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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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The inventor of the World Wide Web is now determined to change the world by encouraging organisations to open up data for public use Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, last night awarded the people and organisations …

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With the 2015 Open Data Awards just around the corner, we catch up with Carey Anne Nadeau, Founder and CEO of Open Data Nation, a finalist for the Open Data Business Award. The Open Data Awards celebrate innovation and excellence …

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Sir Nigel Shadbolt present Open Data Awards to 2015’s open data champions from around of the world This evening, (Thursday 9 July 2015) the ODI celebrates its second annual Open Data Awards, at Bloomberg London, celebrating …

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With the 2015 Open Data Awards just around the corner, we catch up with Oxford Consultants for Social Inclusion, finalists for the Open Data Business Award. The Open Data Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in open data across the world. …

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With the 2015 Open Data Awards just around the corner, we catch up with Uruguay based health service startup A Tu Servicio, a finalist for the Open Data Innovation Award. The Open Data Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in open …

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With the 2015 Open Data Awards just around the corner, we catch up with Tim Wells, Chief Scientific Officer at Medicines for Malaria Venture, finalists for the Open Data Innovation Award. The Open Data Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in …

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With the 2015 Open Data Awards just around the corner, we catch up with Open Corporates, a finalist for the Open Data Publisher Award.) The Open Data Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in open data across the world. Hundreds of …

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