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Open PHACTS wins the European Linked Data Contest

posted Sep 24, 2015, 9:33 AM by Enrico Fagnoni   [ updated Sep 25, 2015, 1:00 AM by Unknown user ]
Open PHACTS has been awarded first place in the Linked Open Data Award of the inaugural European Linked Data Contest (ELDC).

An international jury of ambassadors from over 15 European countries elected Open PHACTS as the winner, judged by the following criteria:
  • shows a high degree of innovation
  • triggers network effects
  • embraces open standards
  • proves technological matureness
  • shows great potential to be utilised in multiple domains
  • achieves a high degree of comprehensibility for the users

The ELDC has been established to recognise Europe’s crème de la crème of linked data and semantic web. Prizes are awarded to stories, products, projects or persons presenting novel and innovative projects, products and industry implementations involving linked data.