Last Monday (March 31, 2014), the website Cidadão Recifense, part of Ph.D efforts of the assertlab member Kellyton Brito, won the First Prize of Recife City Application Contest, Cidadão Inteligente.

The application contest was launched in July 2013, the same release month of the city open-data portal. Its objective was to incentivize developers “to build applications or conceptual projects that enhance life in Recife”, and developers were instructed to use Recife’s open-data portal, which contains initially 31 datasets. Applications could be sent until December 2013, and city hall committed almost US$15,000 in two categories prizes: conceptual projects and developed apps.

A total of 23 applications and 34 conceptual projects had been submitted, and 5 of each category was selected to be presented on a final workshop on March 31. At the end, each of them was judged by a specialist comitee and final results of application category is:

AssertLab congratulates all participants for the quality of their projects.

More information can be found (in portuguese) at contest website: