Open Data. Unbroken announces the winners, awarding them with a total of UAH 1.2M 

Open Data. Unbroken, Ukrainian accelerator for projects based on open data, has announced the winners — De ukryttya?, VPO Nazar, Sorty roslyn were awarded with grants amounted to UAH 400,000 each and got an opportunity to join the mentoring program.

About Open Data. Unbroken

  • Open Data. Unbroken was launched by 1991 Accelerator and SocialBoost in cooperation with the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine and the Organization for Security and cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The accelerator is a part of a cross-regional project on promoting good governance and a positive business climate in the OSCE region through digitalization. 
  • The competition was announced in June 2023 and is dedicated to support digital projects based on open data. It provides financial support, mentorship, and access to a community of experts, enabling IT specialists and developers to transform its solutions to drive positive change in Ukraine.

Who are the winners

  • The first winner is De ukryttya?, a chatbot that helps citizens find the nearest air-raid shelter in Ukraine. The project aims to provide citizens with access to an updated database of shelters while enabling public monitoring and offering local governments digital tools for managing and verifying shelter information.
  • The second winner is the VPO Nazar, a Viber and Telegram chatbot that assists internally displaced persons in integrating into new environments. By submitting a short resume and preferred job criteria, IDPs can receive immediate notifications of suitable vacancies, simplifying the job search process and promoting faster integration.
  • Sorty roslyn is the third winner of the program. This platform helps farmers make informed decisions by providing valuable insights into selecting optimal plant varieties, reducing the use of pesticides, and promoting more organic cultivation practices. The project aims to play a crucial role in recovering and revitalizing the agricultural sector after the war.