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Datos.gob.es wins a prize for innovation in public administration awarded by the european commission

10 june 2013

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The portal Datos.gob.es has been awarded in the category of ‘ initiatives for the company ’ by its originality, ease of reproduction and economic importance and social council

The web portal Datos.gob.es (Opens in new window) , created within the project Provides launched jointly by the ministry of finance and public authorities and the Ministry of industry, energy and tourism, through Red.es Registrar, has been awarded the edition of the ‘ 2013 Prizes for innovation in public administration ’ (Opens in new window) the European commission.

The act of the awards ceremony took place today in the irish city of Cork in the framework of a new edition of the week of innovative regions of europe ( WIRE (Opens in new window) , Week of Innovative Regions of Europe ). These awards are convened as part of the initiative ‘ Innovation Union ' (Opens in new window) one of these seven lines of action arising out of the strategic plan ‘ Europe 2020 'for the promotion of sustained, inclusion and innovation in the european union and its member states.

The portal Datos.gob.es it has been awarded in the category of ‘ Initiatives to the company ’ by its originality, ease of reproduction and economic and social importance. In this edition 2013 of the ‘ Prizes for innovation in public administration ’ have been awarded 9 projects from Croatia, finland, netherlands, Portugal, slovakia, spain, sweden and United kingdom.

The eu recognizes, in this way, the role played by Datos.gob.es in its work on promoting the public sector opening of data and in furthering its reuse from businesses and citizens. At the same time, it consolidates the position of leadership of Spain in the area of Open Data and reuse of public sector information recently located in second place in europe, according to the Platform ePSI (European Public Sector Information Platform (Opens in new window) ), after The united kingdom.

Original source of data: Red.es registrar (Opens in new window)

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