- 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
- 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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- ECDC releases tracker for EU and EEA countries
- Discover how open data can be used to empower people to create societal change
On 29 June, Women in Digital Empowerment (WIDE) wrap up the Erasmus+ Project on Open Data “Public Makers” with a live event.
WIDE is a non-profit organisation from Luxembourg, offering practical support and hosting activities to empower women to seize opportunities in the digital economy, and building more diversity in the digital workforce, and IT pipeline.
Do you want to… more
- The EU DataViz webinar with Rob Fry
On 18 June, Rob Fry – Head of data visualisation at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in the UK – shared his insights on data visualisation in the EU DataViz webinar: “Help – I’m locked in spreadsheets & PDFs, let me out”.
In the webinar, he explains how the ONS has helped unlock data by making UK statistics more visual. Their multi-disciplinary team is made up of data… more
- Digital for our planet
CONNECT University is the flagship knowledge-sharing project of the European Commission’s Directorate General on Communication Networks, Content and Technologies (DG CONNECT). The initiative presents innovative technologies, closely connected with EU policies, to the general public and showcases the latest digital trends and… more
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