PoliVisu Partner wins special security prize at the INSPIRE Hackathon!

Congratulations to our consortium member InnoConnect for winning the INSPIRE Hackathon’s special security prize with their innovative policing app. The INSPIRE Hackathon was held in between 18-21 September 2018 in Antwerp, Belgium, collocated with the annual INSPIRE Conference which focuses on developments in sharing and reusing geospatial data across Europe. The Hackathon theme was to create apps that could easily integrate INSPIRE, GEOSS, COPERNICUS data with data from other domains using web APIs. 16 teams gathered at the start line and competed for the first three places and for the special prize for a security-related solution. The InnoConnect team, team, number 14, consisting of: Jiří

Talking Data, Innovation & Standards at INSPIRE 2018

Digital transformation was one of the main themes at this year's INSPIRE conference. Internet of Things, big data, earth observation, blockchain, artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies were widely recognised by the event's participants as having an enabling effect on industry stakeholders, and thus crucial for making a successful transition to a competitive and sustainable future. PoliVisu was privileged to contribute to the discussion with its own perspective at a special session on transport which took place Thursday afternoon 20 September 2018 (to see the presentation, fast-forward to 13:59). Cities are under pressure and transport systems are particularly affected becaus

Joint Workshop On Big Data Needs, Trends, Assets A Success

As PoliVisu prepares to enter its second year, the consortium is taking initial steps to roll-out an exploitation strategy that would ensure long-term sustainability of project results. This involves, among other things, organising a series of workshops with industry specialists to identify market trends, opportunities and challenges that can inform the development of PoliVisu's business model. The first such workshop was co-organised in Krems, Austria, as part of EGOV-CeDEM-ePart 2018 Conference with three other Horizon projects: Big Policy Canvas (BPC), Big Data Ocean and AEGIS. The title of the workshop "Transforming Decision and Policy Making through Big Data” reflected the belief shared

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