Open Data policy

Focus on generating value through reuse of a specific type of data – public sector information, sometimes also referred to as government data

  • Significant potential for reuse in new products and services;
  • Addressing societal challenges –discover new and innovative solutions;
  • Achieving efficiency gains inside and between public administrations;
  • Fostering participation of citizens and increasing transparency of government. Concrete measures:
  • Non-legislative measures such as: economic studies, discussion in Member States’ expert group, thematic networks and stakeholder outreach activities;
  • National/regional/sectoral Open Data Portals.