The EC has launched a new Horizon Prize of EUR 2 million on Big Data Technologies!

As part of the European Commission's contribution to the Big Data Value Public Private Partnership (PPP), the EC has launched a new Horizon prize on Big Data Technologies.
EUR 2 million is available for improving the performance of software for the forecasting of geospatio-temporal data (collections of time-stamped records that are linked to a geospatial location) in terms of scalability, accuracy, speed and use of computational resources.
The prize is a reward for the three top ranking contestants who will present the best software solutions able to analyse extremely large collections of data.

Big Data on Earth Observation Whitepaper

The Earth Observation & Geospatial Subgroup working in the BDVA within the Task Force 7 – Applications has recently released a White Paper presenting the challenges faced and opportunities offered by the EO domain regarding the Big Data aspects. The White Paper gives a comprehensive and clear overview of the current status in Europe for Big Data from Space.
Find the white paper here.


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Exploring H2020 opportunities in Big Data

BDVA supports the Big Data Spanish national initiative Planetic in the organisation of an informative conference next January 17th 2018 at CDTI (Centre for Industrial and Technological Development) headquarters in Madrid. The objective of the event is to discuss about the imminent call for proposals on various objectives relating to Big Data in European Commissions's H2020 program.

Information will be provided on the objectives of the calls, recommendations for winning proposals, elements to be taken into account, relevant actors, examples of winning proposals and inspiring arguments to achieve an important participation of companies and research organisations.
You can find more information here

12th European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA): call for papers

The European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA) is the premier European software architecture conference, providing researchers, practitioners and educators with a platform to present and discuss the most recent, innovative and significant findings and experiences in the field of software architecture research and practice. 

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