Nordic Innovation Prize: Visualization Challenge

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Nordic Innovation
Nordic Innovation
Date Tuesday May 4 2015 9.00am – Monday June 1 11:59pm (CEST)
Location Online
Official site Nordic Open Data Week: Awards

The end of the Nordic Open Data Week also sees the end of a open data visualisation competition organised by Nordic Innovation.


Organizers of hackathons, ideathons, data cook-offs, art hacks, maker sessions can nominate winners on a national level. 2 winning teams per Nordic country will be awarded the highest prize – a grant of 25.000 NOK for Travel and attendance at Slush 2015 in Helsinki.

The winning teams will again compete in a pitch session at Slush, and 3 winners will be selected by a jury. These 3 final winners will each get 50,000 NOK.

All organizers of events at Nordic Open Data Week need to do is to pre-register (no charge, all welcome) their event and be listed at this site,

To take part in the completion, each team have to send in a 1 minute video pitch to the local organizer, who will pick the winning teams.

Minimum criteria

  • Solutions must utilize and demonstrate Open Data sets from at least one Nordic country


Top criteria

  • Solutions that use more than one Nordic country data set
  • Cross-border potential, either commercial, use or other



  • If a winning team is a company, a guarantee document of “de minimis aid” has to signed by the company, meaning that the company will or have not received governmental funding exceeding 200.000 Euro under a 3 year period.
  • If the winning team consists of private persons, all taxes or other fees must be covered by the persons.

If there are questions, contact Mikael von Dorrien –

See also

External links

Nordic Open Data Week Logo

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