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The value of EU smart city projects
To push tech innovation and ecosystems in
cities
Katalin Gallyas
Open Innovation Polic...
Open Data Policy Elevator >>>How?
Public sector staff recognize the importance of open
data, but many are unsure how to us...
Striking facts
“While 72% of the interviewed civil servants understood that
open data would be very important over the nex...
Open Data. Why?
Open Data Controversial for Local Governments
Open Data chances are
unrevealed for governments.
Because of ICT legacy focu...
Vocabularies Policy Makers
“What is the evidence that
we should release
datasets?”
“How many start ups have
been created s...
Vendor Fusion
Current open data catalysts (non-proprietary*)
Current open data catalysts (proprietary*)
Quest for Open Data Impact, Evidences
Precarious Open Data Policy – Shared Data
Connected
24 hours
Elements
-Awareness raising
-Intern data exchange
-Release ne...
What else can help to stimulate
local Open Data programs and
impact?
1. EU Open Data Fuel Project: Code for Europe
In 2013 10fellows worked in 7 cities throughout EU
They created 8 apps that are now shared via
Github and EuropeCommons.org
• September 17th
• OKCon
Zuid - Moving Tourists
Code for Europe: Civic Apps & Commons
**
Programming workshop in Indische
Buurt
•Held September 7th
•Aimed to expose citizens to web development
The Future - Commons
2. EU Open Data project: Open Cities Repository &
Hackathons
2. EU project: Open Cities
Nearly 350 datasets available
3. EU Data Project: City SDK (service development toolkit)
• Strong SME’s, hackers’, coders
• Business Accelerators
• Innovation Intermediaries >>
• EU Projects
• Open minded City G...
Open Innovation Ecosystem
Innovation
Intermediaries
ICT tools,
Funding, community
Open Data Evolution in Amsterdam due to EU projects
• In 2010 hackers, innovation labs and SME’s, web
entrepreneurs reques...
• Awareness creation about the ‘treasures behind open
data’
• Agenda setting in Open Data Local Governance (in
Ams now bud...
• Fresh injections of most state of art ICT solutions,
trends (GitHub repositories, Open Source visualization
tools) into ...
Strong Open Innovation lobby needed:
-extern financing
-entrepreneurship & freedom for
experimentations
-create Open Data ...
Best Practices Open Data 2011-2014
• 30 apps have been launched
(face recognition by portrays)
• High educational impact
•...
Rijksmuseum API
• 3 start ups coaching
• +300 datasets
• Participation in Apps4EU
• +50 civic apps
2013 – Less apps more business incubati...
Community: Appsterdam-
2600 developers have joined
up
Appsterdam- 2600 developers have joined up
How to join the projects?
• http://codeforeurope.net/cities/
http://digitalsocial.eu/
How to join the projects?
>>http://connectedsmartcities.eu/strategic-
initiatives/ >>>www.eurocites.eu
Take aways
• Future Internet technologies are not so
obvious for city halls to experiment with
• They need external push, ...
Thank you!
Katalin Gallyas
gallyas@ez.amsterdam.nl
@katalinG
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This presentation was given in Athens, on the Future Internet Assembly, 18 March 2014.
it is focuses on the Future Internet related projects and results that Amsterdam has implemented in the period of 2011-2014.

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Future Internet Assembly Athens, presentations on Future Internet Projects Amsterdam

  1. 1. The value of EU smart city projects To push tech innovation and ecosystems in cities Katalin Gallyas Open Innovation Policy Advisor @KatalinG
  2. 2. Open Data Policy Elevator >>>How? Public sector staff recognize the importance of open data, but many are unsure how to use it. (Guardian Research, June 2013)
  3. 3. Striking facts “While 72% of the interviewed civil servants understood that open data would be very important over the next three years, 78% did not know about specific government open data initiatives or what their benefits would be. ….and 66% did not understand their personal role in delivering the open data agenda.” (Source: Open Data Policy Research, Guardian, June 2013)
  4. 4. Open Data. Why?
  5. 5. Open Data Controversial for Local Governments Open Data chances are unrevealed for governments. Because of ICT legacy focus, Vendor- and Open Data Interpretation Illiteracy Who to choose? What to choose? Huge range of non proprietary and proprietary systems. -ODP Open Data Partnership -Open Data Institute -Open Knowledge Foundation
  6. 6. Vocabularies Policy Makers “What is the evidence that we should release datasets?” “How many start ups have been created since we launched the first datasets” “Can Open Data repair a market failure, inefficiency?”
  7. 7. Vendor Fusion
  8. 8. Current open data catalysts (non-proprietary*)
  9. 9. Current open data catalysts (proprietary*)
  10. 10. Quest for Open Data Impact, Evidences
  11. 11. Precarious Open Data Policy – Shared Data Connected 24 hours Elements -Awareness raising -Intern data exchange -Release new datasets -App procurement rationalization -Not focused on Commons, API’s
  12. 12. What else can help to stimulate local Open Data programs and impact?
  13. 13. 1. EU Open Data Fuel Project: Code for Europe
  14. 14. In 2013 10fellows worked in 7 cities throughout EU They created 8 apps that are now shared via Github and EuropeCommons.org
  15. 15. • September 17th • OKCon
  16. 16. Zuid - Moving Tourists
  17. 17. Code for Europe: Civic Apps & Commons
  18. 18. ** Programming workshop in Indische Buurt •Held September 7th •Aimed to expose citizens to web development
  19. 19. The Future - Commons
  20. 20. 2. EU Open Data project: Open Cities Repository & Hackathons
  21. 21. 2. EU project: Open Cities
  22. 22. Nearly 350 datasets available
  23. 23. 3. EU Data Project: City SDK (service development toolkit)
  24. 24. • Strong SME’s, hackers’, coders • Business Accelerators • Innovation Intermediaries >> • EU Projects • Open minded City Gov • Participatory citizens Spin-off effects of the EU demonstrator projects (1) INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM
  25. 25. Open Innovation Ecosystem Innovation Intermediaries ICT tools, Funding, community
  26. 26. Open Data Evolution in Amsterdam due to EU projects • In 2010 hackers, innovation labs and SME’s, web entrepreneurs requested the first datasets • 28 datasets open in 2011 • >350 datasets open in 2014 • 2010 – 0 euro budget • 2013 – 1,5 M euro budget –EU • 2014- lobby for 1 M eur local resources and many EU project bids • From 2013 Open Data Program – by Amsterdam Economic Board
  27. 27. • Awareness creation about the ‘treasures behind open data’ • Agenda setting in Open Data Local Governance (in Ams now budget allocation for hiring 4 full time employee) • Bringing evidences , user cases on interoperable and non-proprietary smart open data solutions (2) Spin off Effects: Local Policy Committed
  28. 28. • Fresh injections of most state of art ICT solutions, trends (GitHub repositories, Open Source visualization tools) into city halls • Introducing the concept of “Commons”, “Standards”, “civic coders”, “hackers”, “tech grassroots” • Diving into an exclusive Open Data Catalysts- Smart Cities network (Enoll, World Bank, OKF, ODI, Future Cities Catapult, NESTA) General Spin-off effects of EU smart city projects (CIP)
  29. 29. Strong Open Innovation lobby needed: -extern financing -entrepreneurship & freedom for experimentations -create Open Data ecosystem in your city (label) -Capture chances on Horizon2020, EUROCITIES partner finding
  30. 30. Best Practices Open Data 2011-2014 • 30 apps have been launched (face recognition by portrays) • High educational impact • Positive PR for the museum • Reach of new younger target group https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/api -110.000 high resolution photo’s of the collection
  31. 31. Rijksmuseum API
  32. 32. • 3 start ups coaching • +300 datasets • Participation in Apps4EU • +50 civic apps 2013 – Less apps more business incubation
  33. 33. Community: Appsterdam- 2600 developers have joined up
  34. 34. Appsterdam- 2600 developers have joined up
  35. 35. How to join the projects? • http://codeforeurope.net/cities/ http://digitalsocial.eu/
  36. 36. How to join the projects? >>http://connectedsmartcities.eu/strategic- initiatives/ >>>www.eurocites.eu
  37. 37. Take aways • Future Internet technologies are not so obvious for city halls to experiment with • They need external push, networks (ConnectedSmartCities, EUROCITIES etc) • EU projects (Horizon2020, FET) • And: the right ambassador’s locally
  38. 38. Thank you! Katalin Gallyas gallyas@ez.amsterdam.nl @katalinG

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