The Junta de Castilla y León has a model of Open Government within which the Open Data initiative is framed. One year later launch of the portal was raised new actions that boost.For the event, on June 3, 2013 convened the Competition Facts Open the Community of Castilla y León corresponding to 2013.
The objectives were:
• Help develop what is Open Data;
• Disseminate also the existence of Open Data portal the Castilla y León;
• Streamline the generation of applications and value;
• Start creating a community of re-users in Castilla y León.Nominations were eligible for one or more of the three categories, endowed with € 3,000 and advice on Open Data each:
best project by students (won by a group of Students of Secondary School of Valladolid)
best application for mobile devices (whose prize was awarded to Students of the University of Salamanca) and better web application or technological development, the best work of data journalism, report or study (which corresponded to a recent company creating a web developer fishing).
The awards were sponsored by GMV, Oracle and Telefónica, of so that the Junta de Castilla y León was responsible for the
organization and dissemination of the initiative with its own resources.A total of 33 projects were presented, using 56 datasets different, almost half of those in the contest deadline.
Such a variety of data has generated applications and services with content and diverse nature so different
Using data sets and the type (technology, practical approach …) of the projects presented.
Due to the success of the initiative, November 11, 2014 is convened the second edition Contest Open Data. Again, three categories (students, best application for devices and better mobile web application or technological development, the best
Data journalism work, report or study) with prizes of 1500 euros from the GMV and Oracle sponsors, along with a advice on open data provided by the Agency Investment and Services of the Junta de Castilla y León.
All information on the competition:
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