Gerhard Ecker receives the award on behalf of Open PHACTS.
Image © Uschi Oswald
An international jury of ambassadors from over 15 European countries elected Open PHACTS as the winner, judged by the following criteria:
The ELDC has been established to recognise Europe’s crème de la crème of linked data and semantic web. Prizes are awarded to stories, products, projects or persons presenting novel and innovative projects, products and industry implementations involving linked data.
The ELDC also aims to build a directory of the best European projects in the domains of linked data and the semantic web. Open PHACTS is honoured to be chosen as the first winner of the ELDC’s Linked Open Data Award, and to be included in this directory.