Winners of the seventh ODINE call announced

The startups and SMEs have been awarded up to €100,000 each

These nine companies are blazing a trail in opening and analysing data, including two focused on agriculture. Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty Images

The Open Data Incubator for Europe (ODINE) has announced the nine businesses selected for its seventh cohort. The startups and SMEs come from the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, the UK, Austria and Switzerland. They provide solutions to pressing agricultural, environmental, medical and government transparency issues across the continent. Find out more about each company from the seventh cohort:


1848 is a company that opens up all political levels to improve government transparency.


ASK HELMUT helps urbanites and tourists to discover the best events in town by combining technology with human curation.

green spin’s mofato (modern farmer’s tool) is an open-data based and independent decision support tool to raise profitability and efficiency of large and mid-scale farms in Europe

Zumo is an agency for design and engineering


Cropti is farm management software that enables helps agri-food players become more efficient through compliance of quality & traceability standards


Environment Systems offer freemium access to near real-time satellite derived core environmental data products, available over the web.

Land Insight lets you find and assess off-market development land


liimtec offers innovative solutions for modern health care


Zazuko aLOD helps archival institutions to provide a more valuable catalog and increase its visibility by making it a well connected part of the growing Web of Linked Open Data.

The selected businesses receive up to €100,000 of equity-free grant funding from the ODINE programme, which supports European startups and SMEs in building sustainable businesses using open data.

In addition to funding, the businesses will have access to peer-networking, technology, datasets, mentorship, investors and media services throughout the six-months incubation period.