We are grateful to our pilots, partners, and supporters; the participants in the ACTION toolkit workshop; and everyone who submitted suggestions, for their contributions to this toolkit.

About the authors

The toolkit was edited by Gefion Thuermer, Research Associate at King’s College London. Gefion’s research focuses on online participation, process design, HCI and socio-technical aspects of data: to enable inclusive engagement wherever people use technology to achieve goals together. She previously worked on the Data Pitch project, where she was responsible for producing reports about the key lessons learned from the experience of data sharing, most notably a toolkit for data sharing. She currently works on MediaFutures, and ACTION, where she oversees the development of toolkits for data innovation in media value chains, and citizen science respectively.

ACTION partners

All ACTION partners have contributed to this toolkit.
Named contributors are listed with their organisations.

Cefriel Società Consortile a Responsabilità Limitata

  • laria Baroni
  • Damiano Scandolari
  • Mario ScroccaI

Dutch Butterfly Conservation (De Vlinderstichting)

  • Roy van Grunsven

Dutch Research Institute for Transitions

  • Annelli Janssen

King’s College London

  • Neal Reeves
  • Eddy Maddalena
  • Elena Simperl

Leibniz-Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei

  • Kat Austen
  • Franz Hölker
  • Sybille Schroer

NILU-Norwegian Institute for Air Research

  • Sonja Grossberndt


  • Dumitru Roman

T6 Ecosystems s.r.l

  • Antonella Passani
  • Katja Firus

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

  • Rafael Gonzalez Fuentetaja

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

  • Esteban González Guardia
  • Oscar Corcho