MIT Prize for Open Data

Have you worked with or created open data? Have you built tools that advance the use or distribution of open data? Have you theorized in novel ways about open data, especially with respect to ethical or social responsibility? And you’re conducting research at MIT?!?!?

Well, we have a prize opportunity for you!

Welcome to the MIT Prize for Open Data. This prize opportunity, presented by the MIT Libraries and MIT School of Science, is meant to “highlight the value of open data at MIT, and to encourage the next generation of researchers.” 

Submit nominations for yourself or others by Friday, September 16, 2022, 5pm at We look forward to seeing what you’ve done and to awarding $2,500 and an invitation to present your project at an “Open Data at MIT” event during Open Access Week in October to the winning projects.

See you there!