Apps For Amsterdam

  • Tom Demeyer Waag Society
Keywords: open data, civic innovation, app contest, amsterdam


Recently an app contest was organized, much in the vain of the "Apps for Democracy" initiative in Washington DC, called "Apps For Amsterdam". This was a partnership between the City of Amsterdam, Waag Society (Media Lab), and Hack de Overheid (a coders' open data community initiative). In this field note we will explore the process, the enthusiasm, the difficulties and results of this initiative.

Author Biography

Tom Demeyer, Waag Society
Head of Technology
How to Cite
Demeyer, T. (2012). Apps For Amsterdam. The Journal of Community Informatics, 8(2). Retrieved from