Version 2.0 of the European Data Portal is Live

The European Commission is happy to announce the release of version 2.0 of the European Data Portal.The European Data Portal harvests the metadata of Public Sector Information available on public data portals across European countries. Information regarding the provision of data and the benefits of re-using data is also included.

The portal is a key component of the Public Open Data Digital Service Infrastructure (DSI), financed by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).

The European Data Portal is continuously developing new content and features. Version 2.0 provides a more user-friendly design, new content and new features.


What major technical changes have been made?version 2.0 of the European Data Porta

  • The responsiveness of the portal has been improved, allowing users to seamlessly use the portal on each of their devices!

  • New languages on the Portal: did you know that the portal is now available in all 24 official European Union languages?

  • The SPARQL-manager (advanced search) has been enhanced.

  • The Metadata Quality Assessment dashboard has been enhanced with several new functionalities, including a download function and information on licence quality.

What are the main content updates?

  • New design of the homepage with a new menu structure and a different lay-out, resulting in a more user-friendly portal!

  • News items and use cases are easier to find, thanks to the new faceted search function!

  • Many more new use cases: the number of use cases of Open Data is expanding. Currently, over 160 use cases are available on our portal: explore them here

Public Open Data: access to re-usable public sector information

The Public Open Data infrastructure's objective is to help boost the re-use and combination of open public data across the EU for the development of information products and services. The Public Open Data DSI reuses the CEF eTranslation and CEF eID building blocks.




To see how the CEF building blocks are #ConnectingEurope visit CEF Digital 2018.

Last updated on  Mar 14, 2017 15:35

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