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  • Plan4Business Final Conference

    07.05.2014: The final conference of the plan4business project took place on 14th March 2014 in Dublin, Ireland, hosted by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (R.I.C.S.) at the Headquarters of the Society of Chartered Surveyors of Ireland (S.C.S.I.), represented by Tony Mulhall, Associate Director of the LandProfessional Group.

    High-level contributions supported a lively discussion with the audience. In the first part of the conference, the achievements of the plan4business project were presented: its business solutions, an online demonstration of the features and services of whatstheplan.eu platform, the added value and challenges.

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  • plan4business Questionnaire

    08.04.2014: The plan4business team has designed and implemented the operational plan4business service platform that is available at http://www.whatstheplan.eu.

    The feedback on the platform is going on. First results show a high percentage of satisfaction, but also very constructive remarks and questions related to the platform. Please continue to give your feedback through this questionnaire, so we can continuously update the quality of the services and data! Many thanks in advance.

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  • Plan4Business Final Conference

    14.03.2014: The Plan4Business Final Conference »A Service Platform for Aggregation, Processing and Analysis of Urban and Regional Planning Data« will take place on 14 March 2014 at the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland in Dublin/Ireland

    Programme and approach information is available as PDF.

    Registration for this event has closed. For further information please contact the the project office.

  • Plan4Business portal now online available

    05.02.2014: The plan4business development team has designed and implemented the first operational implementation of the plan4business service platform. There will be two main implementations of the system.

    One is for non-expert users enabling browsing the content, viewing the thematic compositions and predefined analysis and core pan-European datasets such as Urban Atlas and Corine Land Cover.

    The other implementation is targeted at experts users who are additionally able to create own map compositions, perform own analysis, integrate spatial data into the common data model based on INSPIRE, download certain datasets or use the developed Application Programming Interface (API).

    The prototypes are used mainly for testing purposes and no charges will apply. The portal for non-expert users is publicly available. Your feedback is appreciated. Please stay tuned and follow this website for further details.

    Or look at the portal on http://www.whatstheplan.eu/.

    Another operational implementation of the plan4Business platform is the polish tender search engine http://www.askwhere.eu / http://www.askwhere.com.pl.

  • What's the Plan?

    13.12.2013: Easy access to mapped data in the EU

    The plan4business team presents a public platform for harmonisation, integration, storing and analysing of spatial and non-spatial data. After one and half years of an intensive development and interaction with stakeholders, the platform offers a series of spatial applications and tools for data harmonisation and publication.

    Find out more on http://www.whatstheplan.eu or read the press release (also available as Czech and German version).

  • Plan4Business European Workshop

    15.11.2013: The Plan4Business European Workshop »A Service Platform for Aggregation, Processing and Analysis of Urban and Regional Planning Data«, a workshop for public and private actors active in the field of urban and regional planning in Europe, took place in Brussels on 29 November 2013.

    Presentations of the Workshop are now available in the event archive.

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  • p4b portal available online soon

    21.06.2013: The plan4business development team has designed and implemented the first prototype of the plan4business service platform. There will be two main implementations of the system.

    One will be for non-expert users enabling browsing the content, viewing the thematic compositions and predefined analysis and core pan-European datasets such as Urban Atlas and Corine Land Cover.

    The other implementation is targeted at experts users who will additionally be able to create own map compositions, perform own analysis, integrate spatial data into the common data model based on INSPIRE, download certain datasets or use the developed Application Programming Interface (API).

    The prototypes will be used mainly for testing purposes and no charges will apply. The portal for non-expert users will become publicly available by the end of June 2013. Your feedback will be appreciated. Please stay tuned and follow this website for more details.

  • plan4business Workshop at the INSPIRE Conference 2013

    17.06.2013: The project will present its achievements at the plan4business workshop at the INSPIRE Conference 2013 in Florence, Italy. The goal of the workshop is to discuss the economic potential and the organisational and technical challenges related to the exploitation of spatial planning data through a pan European platform for the aggregation, processing and analysis of urban and regional planning data.

    The workshop takes place on Monday, June 24 at 9:00 am in the room 4.

    Further information about the project is available at the exhibition stand if the project coordinator Fraunhofer IGD during the whole conference from Sunday 23rd - Thursday 27th June 2013.

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  • plan4business Customer Workshop at the REAL CORP Conference 2013

    03.06.2013: The consortium thanks all participants of the plan4business Customer Workshop at the REAL CORP Conference 2013 for fruitful discussions and interesting feedback. The workshop took place on May 23, 2013 in Rome, Italy with dissemination by CORP and ISOCARP. A report containing more details will soon be available online.

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  • Customer Workshop in Rome

    17.04.2013: The next plan4business Customer Workshop will take place in Rome, during the REAL CORP 2013 conference, 18th International Conference on Urban Planning and Regional Development in the Information Society GeoMultimedia 2013. The goal of the workshop is to foster the dialogue with the project stakeholders and to present the project achievements.

    Date: Thursday, 23 May 2013

    Venue: REAL CORP 2013, House of Architecture, Piazza Manfredo Fanti, 47, 00185 Roma

    Further details will be announced soon.

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  • Customer Workshop in London

    08.03.2013: The project team thanks all participants of the Customer Workshop in London which took place on 8 March 2013. The event was organised by ISOCARP and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The intention of the workshop was to foster the dialogue between the commercial users of urban data and the plan4business platform developers.

    The topics presented and discussed during the workshop were:

    • Way of collecting, providing quality to data, and elaborating and aggregating them following clients demand and requests

    • Evidences how urban layout can influence business potential of urban area

    • Use of data in order to understand vacancy information on urban supply sites

    • Map for England project, an attempt to map policies and territorial initiatives at national scale

    • Activities in the field of geo-location and environmental studies

    • Data coverage, liability and quality

    • plan4business business concept

    The plan4bisines team has evaluated the results of the workshop. The findings will be used for the further development of the plan4business service platform to aggregate, process and analyse urban and regional planning data.

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  • plan4business Customer Workshop

    30.01.2013: The next plan4business Customer Workshop will take place in London. The goal of the event is to foster the dialogue with the project stakeholders, in particular with experts from the real estate business sector.

    Date: Friday, 8 March 2013 - 9.00 am - 1.00 pm

    Venue: RICS - The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, President’s Dining Room, Parliament Square - London SW1 3AD

    Further details will be announced soon.

  • Newsletter 01/2013 released

    30.01.2013: Nine intensive months have passed since the project start in April 2012. The development work on the plan4business service platform to aggregate, process and analyse urban and regional planning data resulted in the first prototype. A wide range of stakeholders’ requirements provide the basis for the platform specification. In order to involve the users’ view from the very beginning, domain experts from all over Europe participate in the project activities as members of the plan4business Stakeholder Board. The plan4business Newsletter 01/2013 provides further details on the work done so far, highlights the major milestones, and announces the upcoming steps.

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  • p4b portal available online soon

    30.01.2013: The plan4business development team has drafted the first prototype of the plan4business web platform. This pilot application in form of a portal enables spatial analysis on pan European datasets. It bases on the requirements collected in the last months. plan4business thanks all stakeholders who contributed to this process. The portal will be accessible online soon. It will include the functionality for user management and payment options and enable the users to access the different services the platform offers.

  • Meet us at the INTERGEO 2012

    25.09.2012: The plan4business team presents the project at the INTERGEO 2012, the worldwide largest event and communication platform in the field of geodesy, spatial information and land management. The fair and the congress take place on October 9-11 in Hannover, Germany.

  • Code Camp 2012 in Pilsen

    06.08.2012: The plan4business Code Camp 2012 gathered together a group of project developers and experts in Pilsen for an intensive week of brainstorming, coding and testing. Find out more about the Code Camp 2012 in the official press release.

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  • plan4business @ INSPIRE Conference

    28.06.2012: plan4business project has been presented to the public at the INSPIRE Conference 2012. The Conference took place from June 23 to June 27, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey. Dissemination material has been distributed to the Conference visitors.

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  • Submit your requirements online!

    27.06.2012: The plan4business questionnaire about Data Requirements is now available online. The questionnaire consits of five questions related to Data Requirements and is completed in about 5 to 15 minutes. Please consider to participate.

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