Data Economy Alps Strategy to stimulate participation competitiveness and new business in Alpine Space

DEAS overall objective

DEAS aims:

  • at strengthening the value of exploiting OD availability for increasing innovation with new products addressed to public
  • services and businesses,
  • at raising competitiveness of the AS area and its digitalization process contributing to the Alpine Space Policy Strategy on Data Economy.
  • at strengthening the cooperation between public and private actors working in the Data Economy, particularly Open Data, to exploit their potentials in terms of innovation and growth and contribute to implement S3 and relate 2020+ local development plans

Main expected results

DEAS ecosystem implements jointly disruptive products and digital services addressed to customers and citizens and contributes as follow:

  1. Public administrations will be supported in the implementation of their e-government strategies efficiently boosting new services/business which better match the needs of citizen, visitors (tourists) and entrepreneurs;
  2. Intermediaries and service provides will better understand and exploit the opportunity of the Data Economy, to stimulate private sectors in using Open Data and to support them in a more profitable way fostering the competitiveness of the area and alpine companies;
  3. 160 SMEs & start-up will be assisted in better exploiting the available OD/LOD through transnational Application Programming Interface (APIs) to develop new service/products on environment, mobility and tourism&culture to get access to new markets and better meet customers ‘needs.

DEAS main outputs

DEAS will produce:

  1. Alpine Space Methodology to exploit Open Data application: a) analysis of existing OD/LOD data set; b) identification via co-creation of new relevant OD on territorial needs; c) raise quality of collected OD;
  2. Platform collecting EU/regional OD and working with Application Programming Interface: a) integration of existing or new generated OD according to the sectors selected, actors ‘needs and alpine peculiarities
  3. Toolkit to support the provision of services addressed to the quadruple helix to raise awareness and competitiveness and to attract investment via a) matchmaking between demand & solutions with Application Programming Interface (API) developed on mobility, environment, tourism&culture; b) pilots to create new service and products assisting SMEs, start-ups, researchers;
  4. DEAS Strategy for OD/LOD exploitation to boost Data economy in AS for the policy makers and stakeholders (OP ERDF 2020+ AS Digital Agenda, Data Economy, etc),
  5. DEAS Federation to assure durability of DEAS Platform and follow-up actions