We’re pleased to announce we’ve recently formalised our partnership with the Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology (HeiGIT) at GIScience Heidelberg University. HOT and HeiGIT share a common vision supporting humanitarian activities by developing up-to-date disaster maps and providing innovative GI services for humanitarian response, mitigating risk and economic development.
To date HOT and HeiGIT have worked together across a range of open mapping innovations, including:
Our formal collaboration will strengthen the way we work together across a range of technology and research projects going forward.
As a part of the HOT community, you can support the partnership by:
Following updates via HOT Newsletter or social media to know the latest about this project and others.
Holding a mapathon or teach others about mapping and mapping tools e.g. MapSwipe.
Joining the MapSwipe Working Group (email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Donating to HOT to support further technology development and mapping work through this collaboration.
We're very glad to be collaborating closer with HeiGIT. Join us in the work!