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I OKFN award  to Open Knowledge, Open Data and Transparency

Next 24th of February it will be hold the  I OKFN award to Open Knowledge, Open Data and Transparency, organized by the local group in Spain of OKFN.

The award consists of six categories
– Best initiative to promote entrepreneurship based on open knowledge
– Better business based on open knowledge
– Best transparency initiative (non-public entity)
– Best Open science initiative
– Best initiative on Transparency through the use of Open Data (Public entity)
– Best Open data initiative with involvement of citizens (Public entity)
in which candidates will be voted on by a jury of more than 50 people .

Award will take place in the BBVA Innovation Center ( Plaza Santa Barbara, 2, Madrid ), where in addition to the award presentation, there will be 3 innovative initiatives in the fields of Open Knowledge, Open Data and Transparency and two presentations of Juanjo uralde leader of EQUO and Antonio Ibañez from the Open government of Castilla y Léón.

The nomination process is open. Once admitted candidates can add / modify information and people can add their comments. Submitted applications and more information can be reached at the prize web in

OKFN Spain  is the local chapter (to be) of the Open Knowledge Foundation, a non-profit foundation to promote open knowledge with presence in over 40 countries. Contact

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