Harmonising open data policies in 8 European
countries: the HOMER project
26th
June 2013,
Marseille
Luca Guerretta
EU HOME...
HOMER
“Harmonising Open Data in the Mediterranean through Better Access and Reuse of
Public Sector Information”
idea has b...
 to aggregate and capitalise all the relevant MED Open Data initiatives;
 to set up an effective strategy to harmonise O...
8 territories involved:
Italy, France, Spain, Slovenia, Montenegro, Cyprus, Greek and Malta
through:
7 Regional Government...
Main project Deliverables
Open Data Requirements Report:
State of the art on PSI policy and main legal/technical aspects r...
Work-Package 5
Improve Access to Public Data and the participation of People to Public Policies
 Define and harmonise OD ...
HOMER Contribution and expected IMPACT
 Harmonise both from a legal point of view and technical aspects the OD
portals in...
THANK YOU
FOR YOUR ATTENTION!
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OpenDataWeek Marseille 2013 : Luca Gerretta -- Harmonising open data policies in 8 European countries: the HOMER project

  1. 1. Harmonising open data policies in 8 European countries: the HOMER project 26th June 2013, Marseille Luca Guerretta EU HOMER Project Manager Regione Piemonte – Leading Partner
  2. 2. HOMER “Harmonising Open Data in the Mediterranean through Better Access and Reuse of Public Sector Information” idea has been defined in 2011, when, in MED area:  Open data policies were a frontier policy for the regions;  Terminology obscured;  Difficulties in defining a suitable network;  Governments were not recognising the benefits of making their data open and reusable;  Regione Piemonte adopted its regional law on OD and launched the first OD portal in Italy (dati.piemonte.it) HOMER, the Origin
  3. 3.  to aggregate and capitalise all the relevant MED Open Data initiatives;  to set up an effective strategy to harmonise Open data policy and portals across the MED area;  to ensure that the Open Data strategy is transferable and re-usable by a large number of public administrations in the MED area;  to set up the basis for a transnational digital market in the Mediterranean area, setting up MED PSI Federation thus promoting interoperable and multilingual solutions; HOMER Objectives
  4. 4. 8 territories involved: Italy, France, Spain, Slovenia, Montenegro, Cyprus, Greek and Malta through: 7 Regional Governments: Piemonte, Veneto, Sardinia, Emilia Romagna, Andalucía, Crete, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur; 5 Public agencies and public service providers: Sewerage Board of Limassol, Geodetic Institute of Slovenia, the Local Council Association of Malta, GFOSS, SARGA; 6 ICT agencies and ICT academic experts: CSI-Piemonte, FING, Institut de la Méditerranée, Mediterranean University of Montenegro, University of Crete, FUNDITEC; 7 Associated partner: Ministry of ICT of Montenegro, Ministry of Sustainable Development of Montenegro, Presidency of Council of Ministry in Italy, Ministry of Internal Affairs in Greece, Ministry of Environment of Slovenia, CRIGE PACA, Consejeria de Agricultura Y Pesca de la Junta de Andalucia; The partnership
  5. 5. Main project Deliverables Open Data Requirements Report: State of the art on PSI policy and main legal/technical aspects related with OD   Open Data To Do List: An operative guide on technological and licenses aspects to develop OD portals in MED Open Data Licensing and Legal Report: To present and harmonise EU, national, regional laws and licensing topics for the re-use of data Federation of Open Data Portals: Set-up of a federated research engine for OD portals and signature of a MoU (formal harmonisation of technical and legal aspects among different partners OD portals)  Open Data Socio-economic Impact Analysis in the Mediterranean Area: Socio-economic study to identify obstacles, and impact of PSI access ad exploitation Most of them are available on HOMER website: www.homerproject.eu
  6. 6. Work-Package 5 Improve Access to Public Data and the participation of People to Public Policies  Define and harmonise OD portal technical and legal specifications;  Support the development of Open Data Portals in Aragon, Andalucia, Provence-Alpes Côte d’Azur, Corse, Piemonte, Veneto, Sardinia, Emilia Romagna, Slovenia, Limassol, Malta, Crete, Montenegro;  Implementations of 2 pilot actions on re-use of data: PilotA: “HACK4MED!” PilotB: “PARTICIPATION oF CITIZENS IN THE DEFINITION OF PROJECTS & POLICIES THROUGH THE CO-ELABORATION OF NEW SOLUTIONS”
  7. 7. HOMER Contribution and expected IMPACT  Harmonise both from a legal point of view and technical aspects the OD portals in MED;  Federation effect: ease of finding data for final users (citizens or business – not only for geek). HOMER case can be a benefit for Europe;  Stimulate the re-use federated data: more re-use opportunity founded on similar shared data;  Discovering new opportunities to develop useful applications for citizens and government with data and linked data and enhance economic growth and creation of job opportunities;  Create awareness about Open Data policy: as example, initiate harmonising the Montenegrin legislation and licensing with EU policies on PSI Directive;
  8. 8. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION!

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