- July 29, 2020
- Posted by: Besarta Verbovci
- Category: Blog
The fourth release of EU Datathon, the open information rivalry, has been propelled on 19 February. This is your opportunity to show the potential that open information present in the present society and, obviously, your imagination and ability! It is likewise your opportunity to guarantee a lot of the all out prize reserve adding up to EUR 100 000.
To participate, you ought to propose the improvement of an application that connections and utilizations open datasets, of which at any rate one from the thousands made accessible by the EU organizations, offices and bodies. For increasingly point by point data, see
Your application is expected to grandstand open doors for solid plans of action or social endeavors. It is likewise expected to discover appropriate new methodologies and arrangements to help Europe accomplish significant objectives set by the European Commission using open information. In this manner, it should fit into one of the accompanying topical difficulties:
- Challenge 1: ‘A European Green Deal’
- Challenge 2: ‘An economy that works for people’
- Challenge 3: ‘A new push for European democracy’
- Challenge 4: ‘A Europe fit for the digital age’
Submit your proposal with a short description by 3 May.
Twelve winning teams (i.e. three teams per challenge) will be shortlisted. If you are among them, you will be invited to develop your application and present it on 13-15 October during the 18th European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels, an event that attracts more than 9 000 participants.
The final ranking of the winning teams for each challenge will be decided at this event and the teams will be awarded the following prizes (for each of the challenges):
- First place: EUR 12 000
- Second place: EUR 8 000
- Third place: EUR 5 000
The EU Datathon 2020 is organized by the Publications Office of the European Union, in close collaboration with the European Commission Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy.