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  • Portugal - Fogos
    Sector:
    Justice, Legal System & Public Safety
    Nature:
    Platform

    Fogos maps fires in Portugal on a map. Users can see the intensity of a fire, a twitter feed about the fire, weather data of the affected area, a timeline of the fire outbreak, as well as dates about the scope of the deployment of the fire brigade (number of people and fire-fighting vehicles). Data is derived from the Portuguese Civil Protection.

  • Sector:
    Economy & Finance
    Nature:
    Website

    The website allows citizens, companies, and interested parties to explore state spending in Finland. Users can deep-dive into three categories: the procuring governmental departments, supplying organizations, and types of goods that have been bought. In each section the user sees a ranking of the top five, such as the top five procuring departments. In addition, the section provides a list of all procuring departments including volume and growth rate in percentage.

  • Sector:
    Transport
    Nature:
    Application, Website

    This real-time tool shows all running trains in the Swiss Federal Railways Network, which is one of densest and punctual across the globe. A map is provided where all positions of trains are marked. For each train details are provided such as train number, current speed, and train stops on its route. For each Swiss train station the user can display upcoming departures. Lastly, the tool enables fast-forwarding and pre-visualisation of traffic.

  • Sector:
    Environment
    Nature:
    Application, Website

    Windy App gives users detailed maritime weather forecast for kiters, surfers, sailors, and fishers. Users get information on wind speed, temperatures, waves, and tides. Furthermore, an in-built chat function allows to talk to locals or share reports with others.

  • Sector:
    Government & Public Sector
    Nature:
    Application

    Voordat het nieuws was (before it became news) is a browser plugin that shows relevant political decisions and debates combined with the daily news. When users read news on the major Dutch national and regional news websites, the plugin provides additional political information from Council records that have lead to the news.

  • Sector:
    Population & Society
    Nature:
    Application

    This application supports parents-to-be with their search for baby names. Users see lists of first names (separate for female or male) that they can mark, save in an additional favourite list, and share names and lists with others. The application is available for eleven countries using respective national sources of data.

  • Sector:
    Justice, Legal System & Public Safety
    Nature:
    Website

    All laws of the Federal Republic of Germany are published in the Federal Law Gazette (BGBl.). Laws only come into force when they appear there. Users can access the laws there for free and get additional information on the law making process.

  • Sector:
    Education, Culture & Sport
    Nature:
    Website

    The platform visualises cultural collections along timelines. For instance, users can see all Van Gogh's paintings along a timeline. The platform allows users to zoom in and experience what Van Gogh painted in a specific year. Next to the painting each year, user gets more context about what important milestone happened in this specific year for Van Gogh. Besides, the tool to limit the paintings to a certain key word search.

  • Sector:
    Population & Society
    Nature:
    Application

    This application shows all holidays of major religious communities as well as secular festivals and holidays of Cologne. The user can click on a specific holiday to gain additional insights such as its origin or tradition. Furthermore, individual holidays can be transferred to the users phone calendar.

  • Sector:
    Science & Technology
    Nature:
    Application

    The application enables users to monitor the flight path of the International Space Station (ISS). Users get a notification when the ISS and other satellites such as Hubble, HAM radio satellites, planets, and comets are about to enter the user's field of vision. Moreover, the app shows in what direction and at what speed the objects will fly by.