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Introducing the new Data Cooperatives Working Group – in collaboration with Aapti Institute

At ODM, we’re very interested in understanding how best to help people get control of their data – and since 2014 – we’ve been exploring the century-old idea of a

Pile of plastic waste, including bottle, tied up in plastic bags

Introducing the Plastic Packaging Portal – supported by Innovate UK to tackle a million-tonne waste problem

Open Data Manchester is delighted to have teamed up with fellow local social venture, and waste-data experts, Dsposal for a new Innovate UK R&D project created to help tackle the

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Join our team as a fundraiser or a business analyst

We’re growing here at Open Data Manchester – and that means three brand-new opportunities to join our team – particularly if you have an understanding of ethical use of data, data

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Co-operative Group signs up to the Declaration – find out how you can get involved too

Using data ethically, whether in the ways we collect, use and share data, or how we design systems that use it, is key to the Declaration for Responsible and Intelligent Data

Report and video: what we’ve learned about designing a data cooperative

Open Data Manchester has been working with the Carbon Co-op for the past year to develop and test a data-cooperative model for small, energy cooperatives like theirs. The project was

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We’re the helping the GMCA understand local open data needs – so tell us!

In summer 2019, GMCA (Greater Manchester Combined Authority) launched the GM Local Industrial Strategy to help set long-term priorities for our regional economy, ultimately to ensure good jobs and better public services locally.

Declaration for responsible and intelligent data use

GMCA and Manchester Digital Support Declaration

The Declaration for Responsible and Intelligent Data Practice asks Organisations to Pledge to ‘Do Data Better’ for Local People by 2025 Local government and business leaders have come together today

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Taking climate action in Chorlton thanks to National Lottery fund

Open Data Manchester has teamed up with a group of Chorlton residents to support their successful bid for just over £200,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund’s brand-new Climate Action