medin data policy reports and response

In 2010 The Crown Estate and the Geodata Institute carried out a study commissioned by MEDIN to investigate and report on available guidance and approaches to data policy in the marine sector. The study was carried out between May and August 2010 and involved interviewing 21 public bodies, six private companies and one charity.

A full report and a summary are available for download below, together with an initial response from MEDIN to the main recommendations, which are wide ranging.

Final MEDIN Data Policy Report: Approaches to data policy in the marine sector (1210 KB) pdf | Summary version (579 KB) pdf
MEDIN Response to Data Policy Report: MEDIN Response to Data Policy Report (86 KB) pdf
Summary presentation of MEDIN response to Data Policy Report: Data Policy Review - MEDIN Response (81 KB) pdf


The work of MEDIN is undertaken through different work streams, each of which are detailed on the workstream documents page.

key medin documents

Independant review of MEDIN report (250 KB)

MEDIN Overview Document (42 KB) pdf
Contract clause for data (821 KB) word
MEDIN Finance Summary 2011-12 (74 KB) pdf

MEDIN DAC accreditation process summary (185 KB) word
MEDIN DAC Funding Review Nov 2010 (263 KB) word

Funded Data Proposals Summary (135 KB) - coming soon
Relationship of MEDIN to data.gov/INSPIRE (270 KB) word
MEDIN Resources Linking to the UK Location Programme / data.gov and INSPIRE (268 KB)
MEDIN MSCC Data and Information Strategy Paper (143 KB)
Action plan for Reference Data (680 KB)
International data initiatives summary (63 KB)

Annual Reports

MEDIN Annual Report 2015-16 (775 KB) pdf
MEDIN Annual Report 2014-15 (667 KB) pdf
MEDIN Annual Report 2013-14 (444 KB) pdf
MEDIN Annual Report 2012-13 (257 KB) pdf
MEDIN Annual Report 2011-12 (266 KB) pdf
MEDIN Annual Report 2010-11 (218 KB) pdf
MEDIN Annual Report 2009-10 (159 KB) pdf

DAC Annual Reports

MEDIN DAC Annual Report 2014 (166 KB) pdf
MEDIN DAC Annual Report 2013 (247 KB) pdf
MEDIN DAC Annual Report Summary 2012 (95 KB)

Business Plans

MEDIN Business Plan 2014-19 (358 KB) pdf
MEDIN Business Plan 2011-14 (114 KB) pdf