Improving the return on R&D investments

The Catalonia Open Data Hub supports the exploitation of Open Data and fosters linkages between clusters, SMEs and start-ups in order to increase their innovation and internationalization capacities.


To create a Public Private Partnership (PPP) in order to bring closer the supply and demand of Open Data.


Transforming Open Data into Business Intelligence tools for creating new business oportunities.


  1. Strengthen synergies among different local actors and foster cooperation among various stakeholders.
  2. Train potential users on how to access and use Open Data services provided through ODEON.
  3. Promote creativity and entrepeneurial spirit among youth.
  4. Increase awareness of SMEs, entrepeneurs, and citizen about the benefits of OD/LOD.
  5. Stimulate generation of new business ideas based on the available Open Data and maximize OD/LOD’s socio-economic benefits.


  • Facilitation and collaboration between members.
  • Promotion of activities (marketing/visibility).
  • Trend-scouting (ideas for innovative projects concerning Open Data use).
  • Innovation management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external).
  • Provision and facilitation of access to training for members of the Data Hub.

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Recent activities

Informative Webinar: “The future of Data”, linked to Copernicus Hackathon in Barcelona

The future of Data Copernicus

Informative Webinar: “Data Visualization Platforms”, linked to Copernicus Hackathon in Barcelona

Data Visualization Platforms for Copernicus

Open Day at Barcelona Copernicus Hackathon 2019

Information point at the Barcelona Copernicus Hackathon 2019, 11th and 12th May.

KIMconference 2019

Information point at the KIMconference 2019, 7th May.

More information

In order to know more about Catalonia Open Data Hub, please contact:

Loha Hashimy

Loha Hashimy · Project Manager · +34 93 266 71 38

Knowledge Innovation Market - KIM