“Ministry of Data” Challenge

Deadline: 28 November 2016
Open to: everyone over 18 with an idea on how to transform their home cities and improve governance, effectiveness and public participation at the local level
Award: cash prize of  USD 2.500


 “Ministry of Data” Challenge 2016 is the second edition of open data app challenge series held in the region of Western Balkans. By participating in a challenge like this, the  “Ministry of Data” Challenge encourage, support and demand from public administration to proactively publish data for reuse. They improve the supply of data and ensure transparency. On the other hand they support the demand, strengthen all stakeholders that use the data for public good or profit, and ensure growth and transparency. They also invest in IT skills and digital competences in the region as well as good (local) governance.


  • The participants needs to be over 18;
  • Eligible cities: Kraljevo, Podgorica, Djakova or Tirana;
  • The idea needs to be applicable to the Western Balkans.


Two awards of USD 2.500 will be awarded to the two best teams at the end of the bootcamp. A special spatial mention award of additional USD 2.500 will be awarded for the best idea that uses spatial data.

How to apply?

In order to apply please fill the online application. Learn more from the Regulations on the Contest.

For more information please visit the official web page.

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