Providing open access to the large amount of data from public institutions, educational institutions, and companies is a cornerstone of creating a Smart City. Open Data DK is an online platform that promotes democracy, transparency, and economic growth through open data. The platform gives all interested stakeholders access to data that they can use to create services and initiatives that meet the needs of the citizens, and from which companies and entrepreneurs can find inspiration and even a base for new business.
In many cases the data can be used as raw material for developing digital services on many topics including traffic, recreational areas, recycling, health, sports, and much more. Open Data DK is based on the involvement of stakeholders: Citizens, students, researchers as well as companies, e.g.