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Using Data

Using Data

Benefits of Using Data

Using Open Data creates economic value by developing new products and services

Learn more about the value of Open Data in terms of market size, number of jobs created, public sector cost savings and efficiency gains. Discover additional benefits of Open Data too!


A few key steps you need to go through before you start using data

The checklist lists the key steps in using data. It also goes through the purpose of using data, the type of licences to be checked, file formats and quality of the data.

Tell us your story

We would like to know how you are using Open Data – Share it with us!

You have a good example of data re-use you wish to share with the research team? Tell us your story and help build a collection of European examples on how Open Data is being re-used, including re-use in combination with data obtained from non-governmental sources.