Digital Baltic is a project co-funded by the Swedish Institute. Digital Baltic consists of partners from Sweden, Estonia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland and Denmark and it aims at promoting digital innovations in Public Sector Information (PSI)/Open Data, from a citizen perspecitve in the Baltic Sea Region.
Today, PSI re-use and Open Data in Europe is strongly underutilized and the economical value is high. Hence, there is a huge economical potential for the Baltic Sea Region to spur innovation within this field, especially for SMEs. In order to overcome the challenge towards a digital single market, there is a need to stimulate digital innovations within the re-use of PSI and Open Data.
The Digital Baltic project aims to meet this need by involving citizens through the working methods of Open Space in each partner region. The results from the regional Open Space meetings, 20 digital innovations in PSI/Open Data, will result in a preliminary study. This study will provide solid ground for a project application in the Baltic Sea Region in the near future. The results of the project will also be one step in the work towards a Digital single Market in the Baltic Sea Region.