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BDV PPP Meetup 2019: three amazing days in Riga

One more year, the European Big Data community has gathered during three days at the Big Data Value PPP Summit, an event organized by the BDVA and BDVe project, together with the European Commission, and with the threefold objective of giving visibility to the carried out activities of the PPP, attracting new actors to the ecosystem, and strengthening links and collaborations.

The edition of this year has been held in Riga from 24th to 26th of June, in the amazing building of the Latvian National Library, and has counted with the valuable collaboration of Tilde as local organizer.

Public consultation on strategic orientations of Horizon Europe is open

The Horizon Europe framework programme represents the largest collaborative multinational research and innovation investment in Europe with a proposed budget of 100 billion euro from 2021 to 2027. The European Commission invites participants accross Europe to help shape the priorities of the HE programme by completing the online consultation until 8th September.

Trustworthy AI: EU Piloting phase to the ethics guidelines and investments recommendations

The European Commission has launched during the AI Alliance Assembly event the pilot phase of the Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI.The HLEG on AI has also released on June 26th its second deliverable called "Policy and Investment Recommendations for Trustworthy AI" with a list of 33 recommendations.

The first AI Alliance Assembly took place on June 26th in Brussels and counted with the presence of Mr. Thomas Hahn, Siemens and BDVA president, as a panelist.  

Advancing Big Data-IoT collaboration at the IoT Week 2019

Strong collaboration between the IoT and the Big Data/AI communities is needed to strengthen competitiveness of Industry in Europe, and to bring value from new technologies to business and society. To advance in this collaboration the IoT Week Conference 2019 counted with the presence of the BDVA President Mr.Thomas Hahn, the BDVA Vice-President Ms. Laure Le Bars, and represtantion from BDVA members several Big Data Value PPP projects.

Europe announces eight sites to host world-class supercomputers

The European High-Performance Computing Joint Undertaking - EuroHPC has selected 8 sites for supercomputing centres located in 8 different Member States to host the new high-performance computing machines. The hosting sites will be located in Sofia (Bulgaria), Ostrava (Czechia), Kajaani (Finland), Bologna (Italy), Bissen (Luxembourg), Minho (Portugal), Maribor (Slovenia), and Barcelona (Spain).

BDVA and euRobotics publish a joint SRIDA for a European AI PPP

Joining Forces to Boost AI adoption in Europe: BDVA, the Big Data Value Association and euRobotics, the European Robotics Association, publish today a joint Strategic Agenda for a European AI PPP.

Europe has a strong and growing economy in the areas of robotics and big data. Integrated value chains together with a combination of key enabling technologies gives AI the power to transform the economy as well as the society, to preserve European values while taking advantage of technological developments demands a responsible use of AI.

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