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17.03.2017

European Social Innovation Competition 2017

A €150,000 challenge prize by the European Commission for the three best ideas to ensure everyone in Europe benefits from the opportunities created by technological change.   European societies are transforming rapidly due to technological change. Trends such as digitalisation and automation are changing the way we live and work faster than ever before, reshaping […]

21.02.2017

Ministry of Data Challenge Winners – Youth Code for Public Good

On Sunday, February 18, we met the winners of the Ministry of Data international open data challenge co-organised by TechSoup and GONG. Ten youth teams from four Balkans countries used open data to build apps to improve the lives of citizens and to make local government more transparent. The five winning teams received a total […]

18.02.2017

Ministry of Data Bootcamp

On 18-19 February TechSoup Europe team is in Zagreb, Croatia on the bootcamp for the finalists of Ministry of Data challenge. It is an open data challenge for Western Balkans. 10 teams got to the final and since few months have been working on apps which will transform their cities, improve governance, effectiveness and public participation at […]

15.01.2017

Finalists of Open Data App Challenge

“Ministry of Data” is another open data challenge implemented by TechSoup Europe in cooperation with GONG our partner organization from Croatia. It is a second edition of a challenge designed and previously ran by UNDP. The challenge encourages creative use of ICT skills for implementation of open public data in e-solutions such as apps, platforms, visualizations […]

16.12.2016

Open Data Challenge In Ukraine Finished

The voting for the winners of Apps4Cities Challenge has ended. On the 2nd of December in Kyiv, the Apps4Cities Challenge winners were announced during an Award Gala.  Four winning teams received certificates and cash prizes of $3,000 each. They were also invited to take part in an incubation process. Three winners were determined by the jury, […]

25.10.2016

Ukraine: 20 finalists of the Apps4Cities Challenge

Twenty finalists announced on October 3 will continue to compete in the Ukrainian Apps4Cities Challenge for four prizes of  $3,000 each and the opportunity to further develop their projects. Apps4Cities or “Дані міст” is an initiative of the Civil Network OPORA and TechSoup supported by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). The project focuses on […]

25.10.2016

App Challenge soon in the Balkans

Very soon TechSoup Europe will be implementing The Ministry of Data App Challenge across South-eastern Europe with a partner organization from Croatia, GONG. The project is open for everybody who has an idea how to use open public data for the better quality of life in the cities and make them more transparent, accountable and […]

 
 

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