Open Science through OSFAIR 2017 Conference

By Katerina Lenaki Open Science had an exceptional international conference on 6-8 September 2017 in Athens, Greece. Open Science Fair 2017 took place at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center (SNFC) and was organized by the Department of Informatics of the University of Athens, Athena RIC and the National Library of Greece. The initiative was funded by […]

Open Data in the Greek Public Sector

On Tuesday 29 November 2016, ODI Certified Trainer, Fotis Routsis, made a presentation about Open Data in a closed meeting at the Greek Ministry of Education. The scope of the meeting was for the Managers of the Ministry to be briefed around the Greek law on Open Data, which dictates that every Public Sector organisation […]

Successful Open Data event organised in October by ODI Athens!

A very successful event on Open Data was organised downtown Athens, Greece on Wednesday 25 October by ODI Athens. The event was organised in collaboration with SciFY, SKEL Lab of the National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GFOSS and was sponsored by EU project Your Data Stories. Speeches were held by prominent members of the […]

Press Release | Event: Open Data. Now! | 26.10.2016 @18.00 | INNOVATHENS, Greece

PRESS RELEASE Open Data. Now! On Wednesday 26 October, 18.00, SciFY, ODI Athens and SKEL Lab of NCSR “Demokritos” and INNOVATHENS, invite you to attend the 14th SciFY Academy: Open Data. Now! The event is sponsored by the EU project Your Data Stories. During the event, distinguished speakers from the business and scientific research fields […]

3rd SC6 Hangout | 28.09.2016 | Citizens’ Budget at Municipal Level | Use Case for BDE SC6

28th September @ 15:00 – 16:00 CEST WHAT: BDE Webinar on ‘Citizens’ budget at municipal level – Use Case for BDE SC6’ WHEN: 28.09.2016, 15.00pm CEST WHERE (Info & Registration): Presenter: Michalis Vafopoulos (NCSR Demokritos) and Martin Kaltenböck (Semantic Web Company) Moderator: Ivana Versic (CESSDA, Acting Administrative Director) Webinar Description: Local government budgets are filled with so many […]

Open Data Certificates

Open Data today find fertile ground in a variety of information sources, and modern applications. The publication, maintenance and associated facilities, is a challenge for those who wish to edit. The openness standards must be distinct, clear and to promote cooperativeness and crowdsourcing. The Open Data Institute has been operating for three years in order […]

ODI Athens in 2015 eHealth Forum

On December 3, ODI Athens node participated in the 2015 eHealth Forum which stands as a dynamic annual event that aims at promoting synergies on multiple levels, between scientists, academics, entrepreneurs, from both public and private sector, in the fields of ICT and healthcare in Greece. ODI Athens node was represented by Assist. Professor Ioannis Anagnostopoulos who provided a […]

Official letter of the Greek Free/Open Source Software Society (GFOSS) requesting the withdrawal of the amendment regarding the Open Government Partnership

The Greek Free/Open Source Software Society (GFOSS), in the context of its activities for strengthening and promoting transparency has sent an official letter to the Ministers of Finance and Administrative Reform and E-Governance requesting the withdrawal of the amendment that was suggested by the Ministry of Finance, which attempts to allow exceptions to the obligatory […]

Open Data Day 2015 in Greece

On February 28th 2015 ODI Athens and the Greek Free/Open Source Software Society (GFOSS) celebrated the World Open Data Day (ODD15GR) at Innovathens, Athens. More than 200 people from different scientific and economic domains participated to the event to advance their common interest on open data.Two sessions of four parallel workshops filled all available space […]