- Challenge 1: A European Green Deal
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.
Meet the three finalist teams for challenge 1 of the EU Datathon 2021: A European Green Deal. Originally from Spain, Montenegro and India, these open data initiatives support Europe’s ambition of becoming the first climate-… more
- A follow-up webinar featuring Ivo Velitchkov
In March this year, the ENDORSE conference took place, three days packed with presentations and round table discussions around reference data and semantics in the European context.
As a follow-up to this event, the Publications Office of the European Union launched a series of webinars. The first of this series focused on the topic of Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) and featured Ivo Velitchkov… more
- Fostering public health surveillance across Europe
In June this year, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) launched EpiPulse, the European surveillance portal for infectious diseases.
Appointed experts from countries that collaborate with… more
- A collaboration project with Fundación 29 and Microsoft
To support and advance medical research, Fundación 29 and LaLiga, in collaboration with Microsoft, have published several open datasets including anonymised results of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and antibody tests of the players and staff of LaLiga clubs, the professional football division of the Spanish league… more
- The functionalities of the portal
In April this year, the EU Open Data Portal and the European Data Portal consolidated into one service providing access to European data under the name of data.europa.eu. This portal, brought to you by the Publications Office of the European Union, provides access to public data resources from EU institutions and agencies, EU Member States, and other European countries. Currently, you can find over 1 million datasets… more
- A Data Story by the data.europa.eu team
The European Union has placed its efforts to respond to COVID-19 pandemic, and vaccines deliveries to EU countries have increased steadily and vaccination is gathering pace. According to last updated data from 5 July 2021, 62.7% of the EU adult population received at least one dose, with 481.6 million doses delivered in the EU.
- EU Datathon finalist turns prototype into a full-scale data mapping service
At the 2019 EU Datathon, Gregory Ruessmann presented ‘Euromaps’, a prototype app to turn open data into maps that visualise complex topics such as climate change or international trade in such a way as to make the stories hidden within the data obvious for anyone to see. ‘Euromaps’ made it to the finals of the competition and won the 2nd prize.
After integration of initial feedback and fully automating the service,… more
- G7 summit - "Building Back Better"
On June 11-13, the 2021 G7 summit took place, with the overarching theme of “Building Back Better” from the pandemic. The G7 leaders discussed a wide range of pressing topics, including COVID-19, pandemic preparedness and economic recovery, evolving future frontiers in the global economy and society, fighting climate change, and protecting the environment.
Regarding the topic of future… more
- Find out how the visualisation can help you understand the CORDIS open data
The Community Research and Development Information Service (CORDIS) offers the CORDIS Datalab, providing new ways to explore the CORDIS open data. The visualisation shows which private and public organisations participate in Horizon 2020 research and innovation projects, where they are located and who they collaborate with. You… more
- The country has made significant progress with the E-data platform
Ukraine is a trend-setter when it comes to opening up finance data in Europe. As one of the fast-trackers of the Open Data Maturity assessment of 2020, the country has shown substantial progress in publishing finance data on the online platform E-data.
This platform is in fact a collection of three portals:
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