2017 Aporta Awards

Desafío Aporta 2017. Logotipo.CALL FOR ENTRIES CLOSED: FIND OUT THE WINNERS

The first call for the "2017 Aporta Awards" entries recognises experiences applied over the last two years using open public data generated by Public Administrations which may also be combined with data generated by private entities.

Our goal is to encourage reusing public or private open data sets in the search for innovative solutions that generate an impact and are useful for the public or private sector.

Enquiries: premios_aporta@datos.gob.es Go to the 2017 Aporta Awards Terms and Conditions

 
 
 

Winners

From among the 15 entries admitted to the call for the Aporta Awards, the winners are the two projects receiving the highest score from the panel based on the criteria set forth in the Bases of the selection procedure.

The winning projects are:

Linknovate is a ground-breaking tool for innovation in the information age and is mostly corporate sector-oriented. It aids the efficient and straightforward searching of company data (B2B), thereby favouring competitive intelligence and innovation. It represents the largest database of science and technology organisations, including over 20 million references (unique documents) and over 2.3 million single, indexed organisations (companies and research groups). All these data are obtained from open scientific documents (science publications, conference proceedings, grants etc.), industrial documents (patents, brands, news items, corporate websites) and unique information through direct contact with experts. It’s as easy to use as a search engine, but provides a sense of discovery and facilitates interpretation of the data found.

Data.cervantesvirtual.com aims primarily to improve data quality and access, as well as reuse of its collections, by drawing on internationally recognised standards geared towards digital environments such as RDA. With its dynamic focus and constant open innovation, it not only seeks to improve the user experience, but also to promote open data use by the community, through participation in conferences and publication in science journals. When compared with traditional systems, data.cervantesvirtual.com provides an all-new user experience that enables browsing of bibliographic records via their properties and relationships, such as language, most relevant dates, authors and the role they play in works, editions, translations and formats. For more seasoned users, the interface includes a SPARQL endpoint, enabling any type of query to be performed on the repository.

Admitted entries

Below is a list of organisations that have submitted entries in a timely and appropriate manner for the 2017 Aporta Awards, and whose projects have been put forward for appraisal in order to select the two with the highest scores.

  • MINHAFP
    Advanced searching for data from the Public Administration economic and financial Information Point Central
  • FUNDERA
    Tender.co
  • INFOEMPRESA EUROPA SL
    Data reuse in the corporate arena
  • CONSORCI DE SERVEIS UNIVERSITARIS DE CATALUNYA (CSUC)
    Portal PRC: public use of research data
  • FUNDACIÓN BIBLIOTECA VIRTUAL MIGUEL DE CERVANTES
    BVMC, a new focus on digital libraries
  • NETAMO SYSTEMS SL
    Dato Capital
  • AXESOR CONOCER PARA DECIDIR
    MONITORIZA®
  • LINKNOVATE SCIENCE
    Linknovate, the innovation search engine
  • BARCELONA SUPERCOMPUTING CENTER-CENT NACIONAL DE SUPERCOMPUTACION
    Sonomap
  • SECRETARIA DE TRANSPARÈNCIA I GOVERN OBERT
    Interactive display of municipal budgets
  • AXESOR CONOCER PARA DECIDIR
    Investiga pro
  • AXESOR CONOCER PARA DECIDIR
    GEOMARKETING XPERT
  • REMOT TECHNOLOGIES
    Rural Maps
  • EVERIS SPAIN
    Transparent public Contracts
  • CEE PATENTES Y MARCAS MARCANET
    Business Intelligence for Industrial Property

We would like to thank all participants for all their entries, and encourage projects for the reuse of public sector open data.

Assessment

The initiatives submitted are assessed by the Panel comprised of Aporta Initiative representatives.

Each proposal will be rated from 0 to 10 points. The following are aspects to be assessed:

  • Level of innovation, originality and creativity in the design and/or operation of the initiative submitted (maximum 4 points)
  • Usefulness of the initiative proposed: feasibility and technological quality of the project, ease and use, etc. (maximum 3 points)
  • Impact: scope of application, recipients who benefit most and why (maximum 3 points)

Once all proposals have been assessed, the Panel decides the two winning proposals depending on the score obtained.

The first and second placed winners received a plaque at the 2017 Aporta Meeting.

The Panel’s decision is final.

The first and second place winners received a plaque at the 2017 Aporta Meeting.

Panel of Judges

The Panel will include representatives from the Aporta Initiatives.

  1. Cristina Morales Puerta (SESIAD)
  2. Salvador Soriano Maldonado (SESIAD)
  3. Miguel Ángel Amutio Gómez (SGAD)
  4. Aleida Alcaide García (SGAD)
  5. Francisco Javier García Vieira (RED.ES)
  6. Jose Ignacio Sánchez Valdenebro (RED.ES)

Secretary of the Jury: Cristina Miranda (RED.ES)

Registration

Participants may register and take part in the Aporta Challenge Awards by filling in the application form available at the Red.es eOffice:

Participants can submit as many initiatives as they want.

Any legal entity that meets and accredits the following requirements with the relevant documentation may take part:

  • Be a legal entity with registered address in Spain.
  • Have the capacity and rights to represent the candidacy.

The deadline for submitting ideas ends on 12 September 2017 (23:59 h.).

For more information, please see the 2017 Aporta Awards Terms and Conditions.