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Open Data: EU Policies and Activities


re:publica XI, 13 April 2011, Berlin

re:publica XI, 13 April 2011, Berlin

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  • 1. re:publica XI 13 April 2011, Berlin Open Data EU Policies and Activities Carl-Christian Buhr European Commission (All expressed views are those of the speaker.)
  • 2. The European Commission as...
    • ...Policy Maker
    • e.g. PSI , INSPIRE
    • ...Data Collector
    • e.g. Eurostat , Tenders Electronic Daily
    • ...Funding Agency
    • e.g. Research & Innovation
      • has a bearing on the
      • development of Open Data.
  • 3. Neelie Kroes Maroš Šefčovič Digital Agenda e-Commission , ISA The College of Commissioners Michel Barnier IPR Máire Geoghegan-Quinn R&I , ERA
  • 4. , @ NeelieKroesEU 101 Actions DAE
  • 5. Neelie on Open Data “ I believe governments should embrace open data .” , 05/04/2011 “ My ideal of eGovernment puts the citizen at the centre always […] One example is the re-use of public sector information . We know its potential but still our organisations are dragging their feet. I say yes to open data! ”, 08/10/2010 , @ NeelieKroesEU
  • 6. Policy Maker
    • DAE 21 : Open up public data resources for re-use
    • Networking & Awareness Raising
    • (W3C, ETSI, etc.): A Digital Agenda Big Idea . Workshops on 11 May and 16-17 June ; Open Data Challenge .
    • LAPSI : Network on Legal Aspects of PSI,
    • Milan event on 5-6 May .
    • PSI Member State Expert Group
  • 7. Review of the PSI Directive
    • DAE , p. 9: “By 2012, review the Directive on Re-Use of Public Sector Information, notably its scope and principles on charging for access and use.” [2003, transposed into national laws]
    • Art. 1(2) d-f: Excludes broadcasters ,
    • cultural , educational and research orgs.
    • Art. 6 on charging: cost-oriented with ROI
    • Review -> Public Consultation -> New Proposal?
  • 8. Public Consultation A full report (67 p.) on the results is available . Respondents PSI Potential Fully Reached?
  • 9. PSI Holders 60% against amendments 50% for scope extension Support guidance Public Consultation Substantive amendements? Y 80% N 9% Soft law? Y 50% N 28% Technical adjustments? Y 77% N 5% Amendments? Accessible = Reusable?
  • 10. Legislators need to agree European Parliament Council of the European Union
  • 11. Data Collector 2006 Decision on re-use of Commission Information to be adapted in line with PSI Directive Covered Translation memories Audio-visual material Excluded Material with third-party IPR Research results of the EC’s Joint Research Centre Special cases (e.g. in Competition investigations ) link link link
  • 12. Towards a WP 2011 , p. 46 & prior notice on TED (tender by 06/11): „ 1)[...] to define, to design, to test and to launch a pilot infrastructure that would: a) make available the data resources created by the European Commission, European agencies and the other institutions; and  b) become the Web portal to establish together with the Member States an integrated and shared EU-wide governmental data information system ; 2) provide a first prototype of the infrastructure (main objective of the procurement); and 3) define an upscaling strategy in view of it becoming the recognised and widely used European access point to government information. “ 3 November 2010: Pan-European data portal workshop link
  • 13. Research Funding ICT Challenge 4 : Digital Libraries and Content Semantic Web, Linked Data etc. Next call summer 2011, EUR 50m Creating Knowledge from Interlinked Data link link link Linked Open Data Around-The-Clock
  • 14. Innovation Union (COM(2010)546, 06.10.2010) “ The Commission will promote open access ... It will aim to make open access to publications the general principle for projects funded by the EU research Framework Programmes […]”. Open Access link
  • 15. Scientific data link ” Our Vision is a scientific e-infrastructure that supports seamless access, use, re-use, and trust of data. [...] the data themselves become the infrastructure – a valuable asset, on which science, technology, the economy and society can advance”.
  • 16. Related Activities DAE 79 : Sustainable Europeana [2012] DAE 85 : Review Directive on Public Access to Environmental Information [2011] link
  • 17.
    • Selected Pointers
    • The Digital Agenda for Europe
    • Material on the PSI Directive
    • Commission Open Access Policies
    • Eurostat Statistics Portal
    • Contacts
    • <web>{ NeelieKroesEU , cc_buhr }</web>
    • <twitter> @ NeelieKroesEU , @ ccbuhr </twitter>
    • <facebook> </facebook>