Open Data for Innovation and Economic Growth: Bertholt Leefthink
Open Data is a high priority in the Dutch Digital Agenda. It is a resource for building apps that can lead to innovation and economic growth.
Bertholt Leefthink of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation announced at PICNIC Festival 2011 the actions the Dutch government will undertake to stimulate the availability and use of Open Data. He also presented the results of a recent study on mobility in the Creative Industry in The Netherlands.