Tag Archives: Open Knowledge

The MIT Press and the MIT Media Lab launch the Knowledge Futures Group

(25 September 2018) The MIT Press announced today the launch of the Knowledge Futures Group (KFG), a first-of-its kind collaboration between a leading publisher and a world-class academic lab to transform how research information is created and shared. This joint initiative of the MIT Press and the MIT Media Lab seeks to redefine research publishing […]


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OpenTrials launch date

(25 August 2016) OpenTrials, a project in which Open Knowledge is developing an open, online database of information about the world’s clinical research trials, will officially launch its beta on Monday 10th October 2016 at the World Health Summit in Berlin. As the workshop’s theme is public health emergencies, also being demoed is Ebola Trials Tracker, […]


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Taiwan tops the Global Open Data Index 2015

(9 December 2015) Open Knowledge has published the third annual Global Open Data Index. This year’s Index showed impressive gains from non-OECD countries with Taiwan topping the Index and Colombia and Uruguay breaking into the top ten at four and seven respectively. Overall, the Index evaluated 122 places and 1586 datasets and determined that only […]


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OpenTrials: Open Knowledge announce plans for open, online database of clinical trials

(21 April 2015) Open Knowledge today announced plans to develop OpenTrials, an open, online database of information about the world’s clinical research trials funded by The Laura and John Arnold Foundation. The project, which is designed to increase transparency and improve access to research, will be directed by Dr. Ben Goldacre, an internationally known leader […]


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