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Just one day before the European Commission presented it’s much-awaited digital single market proposal package on boosting the European Union data economy, the Lisbon Council and International Data Corporation (IDC) teamed up to host a webinar on How the Power of Data Can Drive the European Union Economy: European Data Market Study and Monitoring Tool.
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Join the webinar to get an exclusive update on the state of play on the European data markets and be the first to explore the new European Data Landscape Monitoring Tool, a unique interactive tool for tracking the size and value of the EU data economy.

Ilaria Vigo's picture

What is the trade-off of opening up scientific data? How to enjoy the benefits while minimising the drawbacks? These questions are the core of the sectoral analysis “Opening Up Scientific Data for Innovation”.

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"The coolest thing with your data will be done by someone else". This old motto remains valid today. The very nature of big data is that they can be reused for purposes different from the one for which they were originally gathered. While traditionally the open data movement has focussed on how the private sector can create value from data held by government, the opposite case deserves also policy attention. Indeed, data held by the private sector can be used to address public issues.
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Experts estimate that thousands of exabytes of data are in the hands of private companies. Much of that data – on topics as diverse as car movements, medical histories, key population trends, even water consumption - could yield interesting and potentially valuable information on matters of great public interest.