Updated on September 15, 2020


Created on September 15, 2020


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Formhub is an open-source service that facilitates the development process of data collection surveys.

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Product Description

Formhub is an open-source service that allows users to create surveys and collect data without a high-level technical management system or data connection. The user creates a survey in an excel or CSV file and the platform deploys it directly to the app. The product also allows users to visualize the collected data. This product was developed by GeoODK.

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Manufacturing/Building Method


Intellectural Property Type

Open Source

User Provision Model

Users can use the platform by creating an account on Formhub. Developers can clone and use the app following the steps in GeoODK's GitHub repo.

Distributions to Date Status

As of 2020, Formhub has been used to collect data for more than 12,000 surveys

Design Specifications

FormHub is an open-source data collection service that allows users to create forms and surveys by uploading an Xls file. The user uploads an xls file to the admin portal and the backend processes the file to create and deploy a host survey that can be accessed on a mobile phone or PC. The admin of the survey can watch the insight and metrics of the form via different data visualizations tools that the app offers. This product is made on top of Python, using the Django Web Framework.

Technical Support

Provided by the developers.

Replacement Components




Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

This product aims to make data collection simpler and more collaborative to users.

Vetted Performance Status



No known safety hazards are related to this product.

Complementary Technical Systems

A computer is required to upload an xls file.

Academic Research and References

Compliance with regulations


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