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Sharing and Reuse of IT solutions

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S&R Awards Contest

The aim of the European Commission's Sharing and Reuse Awards contest is to raise awareness about the benefits of sharing and reusing IT solutions in the public sector.

A total of €100,000 was awarded to public administrations that have realised benefits from sharing IT solutions and whose solutions have a potential for wider reuse in Europe.

The 17 awarded IT solutions

The public announcement of the winners took place during the Awards Ceremony at the Sharing & Reuse Conference on 29 March in Lisbon, Portugal. First and second prizes of €15 000 and €10 000 respectively awarded to the winning teams in each category. Solutions in third and fourth places received a certificate of excellence. All the public administrations whose solutions were shortlisted were given an opportunity to present them at the conference. 

All the videos and the presentations of the speakers are available at the Conference Programme.

All the photographs from the Conference are available here.


The awarded solutions by category:




Cross border category

Position Name of the solution Institution name Country Type of the solution
1st gvSIG Generalitat Valenciana Spain Open Source Software
2nd Oskari National Land Survey of Finland Finland Open Source software
3rd Sentilo Institut Municipal d’Informàtica. Ajuntament de Barcelona Spain Open Source Software
4th Citadel on the Move Issy Média France Open Source Software

National category

Position Name of the solution Institution name Country Type of the solution
1st Supervizor Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Open Source Software
2nd PDOK (Public Services On the Map) The Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster) The Netherlands Shared Service
3rd OSiP Online-Sicherheitsprüfung Ministry of Interior of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (Ministerium für Inneres und Kommunales NRW) Germany Open Source Software
4th AERIUS National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) The Netherlands Open Source Software

Regional category

Position Name of the solution Institution name Country Type of the solution
1st Territoires Numériques Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Groupement d’Intérêt Public e-bourgogne-franche-comté (GIP e-bfc) France Shared Service
2nd* Gebruikersbeheer en Toegangsbeheer van de Vlaamse overheid (Identity and Access Management Platform of the Flemish Government)*

Flemish Government, Agentschap Facilitair Management

Belgium Shared Service
2nd* MAGDA Platform*

Informatie Vlaanderen

Belgium Shared Service
3rd REGWEB –Input and output register Balearic Islands Government Spain Open Source Software
4th Citizen’s Guide of the Region of Epirus Region of Epirus Greece Open Source Software

Decision by the Evaluation Committee: the two solutions submitted by two agencies of the Flemish Government, having received the same amount of points and being closely connected, shared the same prize. 

Local category

Position Name of the solution Institution name Country Type of the solution


Intercommunale de Mutualisation Informatique et Organisationnelle (IMIO) Belgium Open Source Software

Open Spending Austria

KDZ - Centre for Public Administration Research  Austria Shared Service

SEDIPUALB@ (Administrative Management Services)

Diputación Provincial de Albacete Spain Shared Service
4th Antwerp City Platform as a Service (ACPaaS) Digipolis  Belgium Shared Service


All 118 submitted solutions were screened against the eligibility criteria between November 2016 and January 2017. 96 IT solutions fulfilled the eligibility criteria and participated in the Awards Contest.

The complete list of all 96 IT solutions is available here.

Information about the contest

Find more information about the contest here.

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