Towards a Europeanopen datainfrastructureMalte Beyer-KatzenbergerDG CONNECT, Unit G3 – Data Value ChainEuropean Commission
Open data portals
EU open data portals andinfrastructures• 2012: Commission open data portal• 2013: pan-European aggregator for open data(pr...
The EU open data portalRationale:•Single access point:Helps to identify whatdata exist withoutknowing who is holdingthem;•...
The EU open data portal (II)• …started with about 5,800 datasets from 15Commission DGs and the European EnvironmentAgency;...
The EU open data portal (III)Where are we?•Site launched in beta before Christmas 2012 (http://open-data.europa.eu);•Based...
Towards a pan-Europeaninfrastructure for (open) dataRationale•One single gateway to reusable information withthe aim of en...
Towards a pan-European infrastructurefor (open) data (II)Further improvingwww.publicdata.eu as anexisting embryo;Using the...
Towards a pan-European (open) datainfrastructure (III)• Building an open data infrastructure consisting ofa core service p...
Thank you for your attention!Contact:Malte Beyer-Katzenbergermalte.beyer-katzenberger@ec.europa.euFollow us on Twitter: @E...
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EDF2013: Invited Talk Malte Beyer-Katzenberger: Towards a European open data infrastructure

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Invited talk of Malte Beyer-Katzenberger, DG CONNECT, Unit G3 – Data Value Chain, European Commission, at the European Data Forum 2013, 9 April 2013 in Dublin, Ireland: Towards a European open data infrastructure

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EDF2013: Invited Talk Malte Beyer-Katzenberger: Towards a European open data infrastructure

  1. 1. Towards a Europeanopen datainfrastructureMalte Beyer-KatzenbergerDG CONNECT, Unit G3 – Data Value ChainEuropean Commission
  2. 2. Open data portals
  3. 3. EU open data portals andinfrastructures• 2012: Commission open data portal• 2013: pan-European aggregator for open data(prototype)• 2013-: Work towards a pan-European open datainfrastructure• 2013-: Work towards an infrastructure formultilingual services
  4. 4. The EU open data portalRationale:•Single access point:Helps to identify whatdata exist withoutknowing who is holdingthem;•Driver for re-use policyinside organisation: Datamanagement, IP rights,openness;
  5. 5. The EU open data portal (II)• …started with about 5,800 datasets from 15Commission DGs and the European EnvironmentAgency;• …is ready to include data from all EU institutions;• …is a metadata catalogue;
  6. 6. The EU open data portal (III)Where are we?•Site launched in beta before Christmas 2012 (http://open-data.europa.eu);•Based on open source solutions (LAMP, CKAN, Drupal);•Metadata schema: Dublin Core + DCAT + ADMS;•License conditions: Open license as default (equivalentto CC BY), but exceptions allowed;•More info: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/open-data-portals;
  7. 7. Towards a pan-Europeaninfrastructure for (open) dataRationale•One single gateway to reusable information withthe aim of enabling combination of information heldby various open data portals at various levelsthroughout the EU;•Services around open data;•Dedicated service infrastructure for languageresources in order facilitate multi-lingual access toonline services.
  8. 8. Towards a pan-European infrastructurefor (open) data (II)Further improvingwww.publicdata.eu as anexisting embryo;Using the "Open datasupport" action to publishadditional 15,000datasets on existingportals, 30% of which aslinked data
  9. 9. Towards a pan-European (open) datainfrastructure (III)• Building an open data infrastructure consisting ofa core service platform as single access pointtogether with visualisation tools and APIs;• Building an infrastructure enabling multi-lingualaccess to online services consisting of a coreplatform with language resources and potentiallyadditional services;
  10. 10. Thank you for your attention!Contact:Malte Beyer-Katzenbergermalte.beyer-katzenberger@ec.europa.euFollow us on Twitter: @EC_opendataWeb: http://tinyurl.com/bpw8xf2

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