HOMER (Harmonisation of open data in the Mediterranean area through better access to and reuse of Public Sector Information)

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The HOMER project encourages a coordinated and relevant approach in 8 Mediterranean countries, in order to foster accessibility and reuse of Public Sector Information (PSI).

Project duration: 2012 – 2015

Co-funding project: Interreg MED


In keeping with the UE digital strategy, HOMER enhances a wider circulation of Public Sector Information between Spain, Italy, France, Malta, Greece, Slovenia, Cyprus and Montenegro.  It allows these countries’ governments to better tackle the legal, cultural and technological challenges, related to the « Open Data » policy.

Here are the main results of the project:

Compliance of the partner countries to the various National Strategic Reference Frames and commitment from their internal services;

Un dedicated work team of IT and open data experts that saw the HOMER project’s institutional partners through the legal, cultural technological ordeals related to the adoption of an « Open Data » policy;

  • Opening of hundreds of public data games;
  • Improvement of digital patrimony transparency throughout the Mediterranean area;
  • Creation of an Open Data transnational federation in the Mediterranean area.   

To know more on this project :


Documents to download:

Memorandum of understanding

Plan d'actions "Open Data"

Méthodologie pilote B


Partner countries: Spain, Italy, France, Malta, Greece, Slovenia, Cyprus, Montenegro