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EU Datathon 2022: the proposals are in!

The annual EU open data competition attracts a record number of submissions

The deadline to submit proposals for applications using open data from closed on 31 March 2022. We are pleased to announce that we received a record 156 proposals to address this year´s challenges!  


The proposals came from 121 teams, from 38 countries. The challenge ‘A Europe fit for the digital age’ attracted highest number of app proposals (59). It was followed by the challenge ‘European Green Deal’ (47).   

The two other public procurement challenges using together collected 50 proposals, broken down into:   

  • Transparency in public procurement (26)  

  • EU public procurement opportunities for young people (24)  

What’s next?  

The proposals are now being evaluated to start a two-stage selection process, a new feature, compared with previous editions.   

The first phase selects 24 teams (6 per challenge) who will then prepare their full proposal for the second selection phase, from which 12 finalist teams will emerge.   

These 12 finalist teams will have more than five months to prepare their application in time for the finale of EU Datathon on 20 October 2022. We wish to thank all the teams for their effort and interest in EU open data and EU Datathon and wish them good luck! 

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