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 organizes the 2nd International Workshop on Software Architecture Challenges in Big Data: call for papers open

The 2nd International Workshop on Software Architectures Challenges in Big Data (SACBD) is organized by the Big Data Value Association (BDVA) as part of the European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA, https://ecsa2019.univ-lille.fr/home). The workshop will take place on September 9th at 14:00. Agenda and further information available at: http://www.bdva.eu/node/1262

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

euRobotics, the European Robotics Association, and BDVA, the Big Data Value Association have released a common vision paper on the AI partnership they are jointly developing. This AI Public Private Partnership (AI PPP) is directed at boosting the industrial uptake of AI and ensuring Europe’s world-wide leadership in developing and deploying value-driven trustworthy AI based on European fundamental values. Both associations see the strong need for an ambitious and industry-driven strategy for AI adoption in Business and Society that aligns user value and industrial needs with research excellence in AI.

"Towards a European Data Sharing Space" BDVA Position Paper

On April 12th 2019 BDVA releases a Position Paper called "Towards a European Data Sharing Space: Enabling data exchange and unlocking AI potential". The successful development and adoption of a pan-European data sharing space will mark a milestone in the evolution of the new data economy. The envisaged macro-level space can incorporate existing vertical, cross-sectoral, personal and industrial data spaces, offering services and experimentation opportunities to all stakeholders. It also needs to adhere to and promote European values, e.g.,  democracy, privacy safeguards and equal opportunities. These values can become the trademark of European data economy technologies, products and practices. Find the paper here.

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