- Competing in EU Datathon 2021, their app will bring EU decision-making closer to you
'The teams behind the apps' is a series of videos made by the EU Datathon finalists. Discover the people and their proposals for apps over nine episodes, once a week, in a run-up to the final event. At the competition finals in November the teams will pitch their apps to the jury who will select the winners.
- With the onion-like model of the Open Data Policy Lab
We know that open data supports data-driven decision-making and has the power to create true societal value. Yet data-driven decision-making is not straightforward. It is both complex and multifaceted. Behind the datasets, there is a myriad of platforms, analysts, and processes that govern the data processing that ultimately leads to insights. When looking at the data lifecycle as a whole, however, it can be hard to disentangle the processes and make sense of them.
To help you get… mere
- The 2021 edition takes place from 15 to 16 September
- The EBCW 2021 contributes to the European Green Deal
Join the hybrid edition of the European Blockchain Week (EBCW) 2021 on 20-24 September in Ljubljana, Slovenia! The event is organised in the framework of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The event follows the new … mere
- A new dataset provided by the Joint Research Centre (JRC)
- A Google AI initiative to guide humanitarian efforts
To support applications for social good, Google AI published the Open Buildings dataset. This extensive open dataset includes building footprints, which are detections of buildings on an area of land. These detections are created with high-resolution satellite images and machine learning tools. Currently, the dataset includes 516 million building detections, across an area of 19.4 million km2 on the continent of Africa (64% of the continent).
- Challenge 3: A Europe fit for the Digital Age
EU Datathon is an annual competition organised by the Publications Office of the EU. It invites people from all around the world to build applications based on EU open data. This year, nine teams have been shortlisted to compete in the finals. You have already been introduced to the teams for Challenge 1: ‘A European Green Deal’ and… mere
- Showcasing European water info applications
This summer, severe floods have affected several European countries
In early July, several countries in Europe have witnessed severe floods, causing serious damage. Multiple river basins in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and Switzerland, for which is common practice to store water and control the risk of floods, overflowed. Water poured out onto roads, villages, and cities.… mere
- Eurostat offers insights into a year of working in the pandemic
As a result of the pandemic and national lockdown measures, the way we work has drastically changed. Eurostat figures show that overall, in 2020, Europeans have collectively worked roughly 12% less, in terms of working hours, compared to 2019.
This is partially due to COVID-19 response measures such as lockdowns, which led many people to be more absent from their job than before.
At the national level, the hours worked declined… mere
- A new dataset provided by the European Environment Agency
Are you curious to know which bathing sites in Europe have the best water quality? Earlier this year, the European Environment Agency (EEA) published a Eurostat dataset and several visualisations that provide an answer. The EEA classified the number and proportion of coastal and inland bathing sites based on their water quality. Bathing sites are categorised in one of the four possible classifications, ‘… mere
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