This partnership between the City of Copenhagen and Hitachi aims to create a marketplace for the exchange of public and private data. These data sources are multiple including the energy sector, universities and existing open data portals.
The City Data Exchange is a data sharing platform where data providers can either sell their data or contribute data to the portal freely.
By leveraging Hitachi’s expertise in designing a data sharing portal to analyze and assist 3rd party developers use the data, the City Data Exchange aims to make Copenhagen a truly smart city by using the latest insights gleaned from big data to spur innovation. The Exchange, by creating a marketplace for data where data suppliers can meet the needs of data consumers, allows for a widely accessible data source integral to creating data-driven public services.