Since 2013 ODI has aimed to create a place where people from all sectors/backgrounds can come together to be creative, innovative, and collaborative, in an environment which is inclusive, vibrant, and most importantly, fun for all. People of Leeds are encouraged to engage with open data and be innovative, looking at problems from new perspectives and building solutions.
ODI Leeds is an independent not-for-profit organisation funded by sponsors from local authorities, government, commercial, and academia, who all believe in the power of open data to drive social, economic, and environmental change.
Pioneer nodes bring together communities, host events, produce open data projects and help promote understanding of open data in our region and worldwide.
To encourage the people of Leeds (and beyond) to engage and innovate with open data. Ask questions, find answers. Look at problems from new perspectives then build solutions.