Appreciation to the design of datos.gob.es portal in the european Union.
The portal has been appointed datos.gob.es finalist of the third prize LAPSI to re-use of public sector information more user-friendly in the european Union. In the award is both content and form of the portal, the promotion of the reuse of information and redesign of previous versions. The catalogue of public information of the General state administration has reached the final list of applicants the revision of an expert panel on the other. In the end of the award also include the portal InfoTorg swedish and spanish, the latter CartoCiudad sponsored by The National Geographical Institute and integrates data from other sources such as the General direction of the cadastre.
The presence of two finalists of the spanish Public Administrations in the award LAPSI highlights the effort that they are doing to promote the reuse of public sector information in Spain. The economic potential of infomediario sector in spain is estimated at 2,000 million Euros by the European commission, estimated by the project Provides that has now reached a level between 550 and €650 million.
The recent adoption of the royal decree 1495/2011 and the opening of the beta version datos.gob.es portal in the month of october 2011 will further progress in the empowerment of this sector of the digital economy and in the Administration of a constructed more open and transparent manner.
The maintenance of the portal datos.gob.es is commissioned by the Royal Decree 1495/2011 to the secretary of State of public administration and state secretary for telecommunications and information society, in cooperation with other agencies of the public sector.