Twinning Open Data Operational

Funded within Horizon2020 Twinning programme


18.05.2022, 09:50
TODO Fifth newsletter is published in May 2022.  We provide an overview of TODO project activities that project members have been diligently working…
12.05.2022, 12:44
The 9th International Summer School (4-8 July 2022) opengov2022 is focusing on Technologies and Applications for Government 3.0 including Big, Open…
02.05.2022, 12:52
We are excited our new task in the working package 6 started planned to reach the objectives set on open data education. Our task 6.4. Guidelines for…
29.04.2022, 19:22
We are happy to announce the special issue of the interdisciplinary INDECS journal! Soon you can read on the role of open data in making our world a…
31.03.2022, 09:38
In addition to holding regular TODO ESR Lab meetings, cooperation between ESRs within the project has been raised to a higher level. Namely, the ESRs…
28.02.2022, 12:43
As part of WP2 – Capacity Building we finally were able to organize a Site Visit in Brussels to meet actors and organizations playing a key role all…

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Progress within core work packages

WP 1: Management and Coordination
WP2: Capacity building
WP3: ESRs training and Joint Supervision
WP4: Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing
WP5: Dissemination and Outreach
WP6: Sustainability


Search engine optimisation, a series of techniques which improve the visibility of a website in search engines result page (SERP) via the natural or unpaid (‘organic’ or ‘algorithmic’) search results. The goal of such optimisation is to rank as high as possible for a certain search query.

Semantic Web

An evolution or part of the World Wide Web that consists of machine-readable data in RDF and an ability to query that information in standard ways (e.g. via Sparql).


Statistical data and metadata exchange, an international initiative that aims at standardising and modernising the mechanisms and processes for the exchange of statistical data and metadata among international organisations and their member countries.


Extracting data from a non-machine-readable source, such as a website or a PDF document, and creating structured data from the result. Screen-scraping a dataset requires dedicated programming and is expensive in programmer time, so is generally done only after all other attempts to get the data in structured form have failed. Legal questions may arise about whether the scraping breaches the source website’s copyright or terms of service. is a vocabulary for structured data on the Internet, on web pages, in email messages, etc. It covers entities, relationships between entities and actions, and can easily be extended through a well-documented extension model. is developed by W3C Community group in an open community process. 


An XML schema defines the structure of an XML document. An XML schema defines things such as which data elements and attributes can appear in a document; how the data elements relate to one another; whether an element is empty or can include text; which types of data are allowed for specific data elements and attributes; and what the default and fixed values are for elements and attributes. A schema is also a description of the data represented within a database.


Software as a Service, i.e. a software program that runs, not on the user’s machine, but on the machines of a hosting company, which the user accesses over the web. The host takes care of associated data storage, and normally charges for the use of the service or monetises its client base in other ways.


A family of web feed formats (often dubbed Really Simple Syndication) used to publish frequently updated works — such as blog entries, news headlines, audio, and video — in a standardized format. An RSS document (which is called a “feed,” “web feed,” or “channel”) includes full or summarized text, plus metadata such as publishing dates and authorship.

Source: US OD


CKAN uses this term to denote one of the individual data objects (a file such as a spreadsheet, or an API) in a dataset. Source: ODH

Research data

Documents in a digital form, other than scientific publications, which are collected or produced in the course of scientific research activities and are used as evidence in the research process, or are commonly accepted in the research community as necessary to validate research findings and results. Source: OD Directive

Enabling a user-driven, sustainable and fair open data ecosystem through interdisciplinary research and education.

Delft University of Technology

Establishing the interdisciplinary approach in open data research towards addressing the societal, political and economic challenges.

University of the Aegean

Dealing with challenges and grasping new opportunities with reliable, up-to-date and easily accessible data to increase efficiency in planning, producing and delivering food to consumers.

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb

Information technologies drive open data to make government more transparent, science more visible and society more empowered.

Faculty of Organization and Informatics, University of Zagreb

Advancing technological foundations of open data as the cornerstone of an innovative society. 

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb

Open traffic data provide reliable information for statistics, planning and real-time user information in interdisciplinary area. Vast amount of traffic data is essential for traffic and transport planning.

Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, University of Zagreb

Geospatial data is one of the cornerstones of information society and the ongoing digital revolution. The vision of the University of Zagreb Faculty of Geodesy is realizing the full potential of the geospatial data - active research, promotion and education throughout the interdisciplinary approach.

Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb