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euBusinessGraph: Foster and improve digital business storytelling

Q: Why is it currently so cumbersome to work with company data?
A: The European data landscape for company registries is highly fragmented and heterogenous. Getting data – especially across borders – is usually expensive, time consuming and error-prone.

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Ready do to some effective data digging: The euBusinessGraph team

euBusinessGraph, an ambitious new EU project, is trying to change the status quo. Led by SINTEF, Norway’s largest independent research institute, ten European institutions have teamed up to establish a business graph covering all EU countries.

The project’s aim is to develop a system of shared identifiers for companies — and thus make it a lot easier to effectively search for company data in European markets. The proposed data marketplace will be scalable and customisable to various products and services.

The project's provisional logo.

The project’s provisional logo.

dw_innovation’s job within the scope of euBusinessGraph is to work on a new tool that helps journalists find, filter, and visualize company data across various internal and external sources. Our vision: To foster and improve digital business storytelling and create new output formats.

euBusinessGraph was kicked off in January 2017 and will run until July 2019.

(Kay Macquarrie)

Date

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

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