Digiotouch won an award in EU Datathon 2018
Digiotouch, represented by its Founder Soumya Kanti Datta, won the 4th Place Award in Challenge 1 "EU Open Data - For more innovation in Europe" of the EU Datathon 2018. The final event took place in Brussels on 2nd October 2018 which brought together 16 finalist teams in four challenges. Digiotouch and other finalists pitched their projects in front of a gathering of app developers, public and private open data specialists and start-up facilitators from many EU countries.
Soumya presented an application that utilizes Machine Learning techniques on EU Trade open data to generate intelligent insights for public sector bodies, enterprises, and citizens.
EU Datathon 2018 was organised by the Publications Office of the European Union together with several partners including the ELI Task Force, the European Food Safety Authority and three directorates-general of the European Commission (Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs – DG GROW; Communications Networks, Content and Technology – DG CNECT; and Informatics – DG DIGIT).