[okfn-labs] EU Tender results data for download

Matej Kurian kurian at transparency.sk
Mon Sep 3 07:58:38 UTC 2012

Still waiting for 2 replies and will report back to the group. There are 
at least three groups that either have or are working on scrapers.


On 9/3/2012 3:41 AM, Friedrich Lindenberg wrote:
> Just to say I'd be very keen to see parts of this data in case it
> exists. Was there an off-list reply? Has anyone else tried to scrape
> it? (Seems reasonably easy).
> Cheers,
>   - Friedrich
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 7:49 PM, Matej Kurian <kurian at transparency.sk> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am looking for bulk download for EU TED tender results notices for
>> non-profit research purposes. Ideally free or for a modest fee.
>> As of now, I know that http://showmethetenders.net/wiki/European_Union are
>> selling the data. Also, I know that Anders Pedersen of OpenTED is harvesting
>> the data. Despite several attempts, I have not received any answers.
>> I know of https://scraperwiki.com/scrapers/tedscrapper/ (no results?),
>> ongoing activities at LOD2 project (figuring out whether they can release
>> the data) and previous works by Michael Friis.
>> Any alternative data sources will be more than welcome.
>> Thanks,
>> Matej
>> Transparency Slovakia runs http://tender.sme.sk/en and informs public policy
>> on procurement based on our research. Our finding have been recently awarded
>> in the World Bank Innovation Challenge. (http://bit.ly/OwkJbj)
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