Earlier this year, Open data invited everyone to nominate people, projects, groups, governments and businesses across five categories from across the world. The Open data awards judges have therefore gone through the shortlisted nominees and come up with finalists.
Open data awards celebrates innovation and excellence in open data across the world. In the various categories nominees fall under, the awards celebrate high publishing standards and use of challenging data in the Publisher Award, in the Social impact awards nominees who use open data for social good best are eligible to win, and Innovation Award celebrates open data used as a tool for innovation, in any sector.
The Champion awards celebrate an outstanding individual pioneer of Open data and lastly the Business Award that celebrates open data used to transform business.
Here are the finalists 2015
Innovation award – celebrating open data used as a tool for innovation, in any sector
A Tu Servicio (At Your Service) – @DATAuy
Medicines for Malaria Venture – @MedsforMalaria
OpenSensors.io – @opensensorsio
Publisher award – – celebrating high publishing standards and use of challenging data
Greater London Authority Data Store – @LDN_data
Kenya Open Data Initiative – @KenyaOpenData
Open Corporates – @OpenCorporates
The winners will be announced by ODI Founders Sirs Tim Berners-Lee and Nigel Shadbolt at an awards ceremony on 9 July, held at Bloomberg’s London office on Finsbury Square.