ABOUT What is the "Tokyo Open Data Community"?

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has been actively releasing data held by the government and promoting civic tech and private companies to create new services to improve convenience for the citizens of the city.

And open data is expected to play a major role in resolving social issues, as activities in which citizens take the lead in trying to solve social issues by utilizing open data.

In order to promote the use of open data, the connection between government, civic tech and private companies is becoming more and more important. The Open Data Community will be implemented.

The goal is to build a public-private collaboration style to create new services that improve the quality of life of Tokyo residents by incorporating the power of civic tech to solve diversifying administrative issues.

FEATURES What Tokyo Open Data Community can do for you

  • As a community for large corporations, startups, educational institutions, civic tech, and others, it is a place where people can interact with each other, recruit team members to work together on open data utilization, discuss and develop service ideas, and more.

  • By recommending your cases to the Management Office, you can use this as an opportunity to spread your cases to as many people as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

  • You can participate in events that are useful for the utilization of open data, such as events with invited experts. Those who are interested in deepening their understanding of open data as well as those who are interested in launching services and utilizing data are welcome to attend.

  • Consultation is available not only on technical aspects, but also on ideas for services that utilize open data. The consultation service will be operated by incorporating the knowledge of various experts, including entrepreneurs, engineers, open data experts, and those with experience in launching services utilizing open data.