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Sign up for the data.europa academy webinar “The European Year of Skills and the role of open data”
A webinar on the importance of digital skills and the role of open data will be hosted by data.europa academy on Friday 31 March 2023 from 10:00 to 11:30 CET. It will introduce and highlight the significance of the European Year of Skills, the need for digital upskilling in the fast-changing world and how open data and data.europa academy can contribute. The European Commission has appointed 2023 as the European Year of Skills, focusing on lifelong learning, empowering people with the right tools and contributing to green and digital transitions by developing digital skills. According to the
Discover all CINEA programmes on the new dashboard!
On 30 January 2023, the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) launched an online public dashboard. This dashboard provides detailed information on the Grant Agreements (GA) managed by CINEA. The goal of the dashboard is to communicate in a transparent way information on CINEA’s projects and programmes by providing public access to real-time programme-level data in an easy, flexible and user-friendly manner. The dashboard is divided into 3 sheets: overview, self-service, and glossary. The overview presents data visualisations, including interactive maps and
Datenkatalog BEV: Find Austrian spatial data on the data.europa.eu catalogue
A recent addition to the data.europa.eu portal is the Datenkatalog BEV, Bundesamtes fuer Eich- und Vermessungswesen (BEV), part of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Economy in Austria. It is responsible for surveying and verifying geoinformation and serves as a search service for the Federal Office for Calibration and Surveying that delivers all metadata records of the catalogue. The BEV is also responsible for creation and management of the cadaster, where all spatial allocations of property land rights and topographical surveys are documented. The datasets are sourced from various Austrian
Fourth European Big Data Hackathon!
From 2 to 7 March 2023 Eurostat organised the fourth session of the European Big Data Hackathon in Brussels, with a focus on financial transactions. Teams from all over Europe gathered to foster their expertise in utilizing Big Data sources related to financial transactions and come up with innovative ideas for products and tools that are relevant for EU policies. The Eurostat hosts the event to give data scientists the chance to help answer pressing EU policy and statistical questions. Teams compete by developing innovative approaches, applications and usable data products combining official
Learn about the key highlights of the webinar on “Harvesting guidelines single access points”
On Tuesday 28 February, data.europa academy organised the webinar “The European single access point: Harvesting guidelines for national single information points” for Member States and national policymakers. Participants got informed about the technical implementation, the implementation roadmap, and the objectives of the European Single Access Point (ESAP) on data.europa.eu. In accordance with the upcoming Data Governance Act (DGA) to be implemented by September 2023, the European Commission is required to set up a European Single Access Point where information from national single
Sign up for the data.europa academy webinar on ‘Stories of use cases: Open data for the European Green Deal’
A webinar on the impact of open data in innovative businesses contributing to major global priorities will be organised by data.europa academy on Friday 17 March at 10:00 to 11:30 CET. This is the first in a series of “Stories of use cases” webinars to better understand the potential of open data in achieving transversal strategic priorities. Based on the European Commission political priorities, the series will shed light on topics such as the European Green Deal, Promoting our European Way of Life, A Europe Fit for a Digital Age, An economy that works for people and a New Push for European
International Women’s Day: encouraging transparency in the gender pay gap
International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness about gender gaps, and support gender equality worldwide, with this year’s theme being #EmbraceEquity. Where equality means providing the same resources to all individuals and groups, equity recognizes that everyone has different circumstances requiring different resources and opportunities to reach equal outcomes. Gender equity can be advanced in various areas, such as sport, technology, and work. Achieving gender equity in the workplace involves creating a culture where women’s careers can thrive, and they
HELCOM: Find Geodata of the Baltic Marine on data.europa.eu
The Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission, also known as the Helsinki Commission (HELCOM), is a regional platform focused on environmental policy-making, aimed at protecting the marine environment of the Baltic Sea from all forms of pollution. To achieve this, it facilitates open access to environmental information and makes spatial data available on the HELCOM Map and Data Services. The Data and Map service is a Baltic Sea-oriented online mapping tool combining spatial data from different thematic map portals. The map service contains datasets from sources other than HELCOM as well
Personal Data Protection following the ENISA report
With the European Data Act, the EU aims to make data more accessible and drive innovation and the reuse of data by promoting data sharing, including personal data. However, personal data sharing brings challenges in terms of privacy, especially in the health sector. To address this issue, the recently published ENISA Report “Engineering personal data sharing” looks closer at specific use cases on personal data sharing, primarily in the health sector. It discusses how specific technologies and considerations of implementation can be used to ensure data protection. Health data includes
What is the European Cancer Imaging Initiative?
On 23 January 2023, the European Commission launched the European Cancer Imaging Initiative as a flagship action under Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan. The objective of this initiative is to leverage data and digital technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) or High-Performance Computing (HPC) to combat cancer. Innovation and deployment of digital technologies in cancer treatment and care will enable more precise and faster decision-making, diagnostics, treatments, and predictive medicines for cancer patients. Cancer imaging is a test that helps diagnose cancer, determine its stage, and