The European Data Portal congratulates all twelve shortlisted teams of the EU Datathon 2020 on their accomplishment! The finalists have been announced last month and now the teams are finalising their projects and ideas before the European Week of Regions and Cities in October. So, it is time to look at the finalists and the challenges they are working on! These are the preselected teams per challenge:
Challenge 1 – The European Green Deal: Dataseeds, Elaboro, geoFluxus
Challenge 2 – An Economy that works for people: Amires, EU Twinnings, Team FinLine
Challenge 3 – A new push for European democracy: EU Integrity Watch, Next Generation Democracy, Shield
Challenge 4 – A Europe fit for the digital age: 2 think di Capuano, Digital Forest Dryads of Copernicus, Government APIs for digital ecosystems in the EU
The teams now have approximately 4 months to turn their proposal into a fully-working application. The final pitch of each team will take place on 15 October 2020, during the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels from 12 to 15 October 2020. A jury, composed of experts from within and outside the EU public sector, will evaluate them. After they have come to a decision, the prizes will be awarded, including a public choice award.
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