Talent initiates Geostream a new EC-funded R&D project that will provide tools for a) smart data mining and fusion for User-Generated Geocontent existing on the Web b) Web-based geospatial content authoring tools for these data and c) means to publish such content and provide related services on the Web as well as on mobile devices. The project is developed in collaboration with the Athena Research and Innovation Center, the Freie Universitaet of Berlin, the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS)Michael Mueller Verlag GmbH, and WIGEO-GIS MBH.