Last week I took part in the Open Data Day organized by the Flemish government in Brussels. Open Data is experiencing a boost these days: governments all over the world are pledging to open up their information, and they expect good things to happen in return. The European Union dreams out loud about increased government efficiency, more transparancy, and 140 billion euros in economic activity.
The Government of Castilla y León launches an Open Data Award in order to foster cooperation between public authorities, citizens and companies. The purpose of the award is to identify and reward projects that provide services, studies, web applications or mobile apps, using data published on the Open Data Portal of Castilla y León Government.