Hackathon Open Data Brussels: List of Available Datasets
The first Hackathon Open Data of Brussels is taking place on October 17th and 18th at transforma bxl.
Here is a first list of Brussels focused open data sets that will be available for the participants. The City of Brussels, through it’s Open Data Platform, and the CIRB – CIBG (IT center of the Brussels Region) will be our main suppliers of data.
1. City of Brussels
The City of Brussels – one of our co-organizing partners – is supplying with the broadest collection of datasets via the City of Brussels Open Data portal, which has been created by the municipality a few months ago. The platform is growing day by day and offers an access to more than 260 datasets.
Here below is a short overview of the different data categories you may find on the platform:
- Demography, Environnement, Childhood : 18 datasets
- Government, Finance, Local Economy, Markets : 21 datasets
- Administration, People, Citizenship : 19 datasets
- City planning, Urbanism, Housing : 8 datasets
- Culture, History : 15 datasets
- Heritage, Folklore : 19 datasets
Those data are produced by the following entities the City of Brussels, IBZ and Bruxelles Mobilité. Out of 261 datasets, 152 are geo-tagged with GPS information. Maps are available. API’s are also available for smooth integration with the team developments.
2. CIRB – CIBG
CIRB – CIBG, our other co-organizing partner, with the support of the Brussels-Capital Region, is also providing open datasets for the Brussels Region.
Experts from CIRB – CIBG will attend the Hackathon to support the teams on using the UrbIS Open Data
3. Other Open Data sources
Besides the links above, there are a couple of interesting links from other entities, which include Brussels related data:
- Federal (30 dataset at “municipality” level)
- Brussels Mobility
- Wallonia (10 datasets at “municipality” level)
- European Union
- Elia Data Download Page (Electricity)
- Brussels Parlement
Current Application / Services proposals
Check out what App / Services ideas have already been proposed by our participants in this Google sheet
Propose your Application / Service idea
You can propose your own App / Service idea for the Hackathon by filling out this form
We have setup a chat forum Open Data Belgium, you can start the conversation with other participants here.