The OpertusMundi consortium is pleased to announce the name of its new EU-wide geospatial data marketplace: TOPIO.MARKET. None less than delivering a breakthrough in the trading and sharing of commercial geospatial data assets across borders and sectors is its goal. The new marketplace shall help businesses grow their online sales in the geospatial market.
It shall benefit data sellers and data buyers alike – with a vision that can be summed up in four words: SEARCH. SHARE. TRADE. USE. All in an easy way; all through a single point of entry. The marketplace shall serve as a central hub for geospatial data that guarantees affordability and flexibility in line with the needs of all users regardless of their size, domain, and expertise. We plan to make it SIMPLE. FAST. COST-EFFECTIVE. SAFE. for data owners and consumers alike
How to get started
The Call for Interest for early adopters is now open. Beta operations for the marketplace will start in early 2021. Make sure you will be one of the first users on the platform. Data owners will be able to participate free of charge for Topio’s first three years in operation. Early users can take advantage of free hands-on training and onboarding.
Topio.market is guided by three principles: Create frictionless data, increase quality, and unlock the value of your data. The Asset Catalogue, the Contract and Licence Alignment Service, the Digital Marketplace, the Secure Asset Repository, the Secure Geospatial Data Lake and Value-Added Services are some of the features that will be pioneered by the marketplace. Topio.market shall be the product of the Horizon 2020 project OpertusMundi. Its mission is to make the first Digital Single Market for geospatial data a reality and bridge the gap between policy intentions and industrial uptake. This hub shall accommodate the current and emerging needs of Data Economy stakeholders and implement the Digital Single Market in Europe. For more information, visit topio.market, opertusmundi.eu and join us on LinkedIn.