The European Commission, in collaboration with the Big Data Value Association (BDVA) and the Big Data Value PPP, organises a Digital Innovation Hubs Working Group meeting on Big Data and AI on November 7th 2018 in Brussels. This meeting of the DIH Working Group will focus in particular on the Big Data sector, exploring how Digital Innovation Hubs can help boost the uptake of this technology by SMEs and contribute to the European data economy.www.big-data-value.eu
The Big Data Value Association will have a relevant presence in the "Big Data Value PPP Village", a unique exhibition space at the European Big Data Value Forum 2018, where you will find presentations, demos, marketing materials and information about the BDVA and the more than 30 projects involved in the implementation of the BDV PPP
How to Value Your Data: Exploring Data Monetisation Practices in Europe. Leveraging the results of two recent studies: European Data Market Study on the Data Economy and the study on B2B Data Sharing in Europe, this webinar (30/10/2018, 14:00-15:00 CET) will explore how data monetisation unfolds in practice and how the reality is shaping behind the hype. Register here.
The SPIRE PPP organised 2 workshops in Brussels focused on exploring paths for the digital transformation of the process industries and to valide its vision 2050 for those industries. The Big Data Value PPP, represented by BDVA, was invited to participate in panels in both days. Data, Artificial Intelligence, data-driven transformation, and new data-driven bussiness models were are the center of the discussion.
On October 10th 2018 BDVA organises its 29th Activity Group with members in Brussels. During the day the BDV PPP SRIA update consolidation workshop will take place and members will jointly discuss topics such as BDVA AI position paper, Next Generation Data Platforms, and BDV PPP and EuroHPC JU calls for 2019 and 2020. In the afternoon 2 parallel sessions will be organised: "Big Data and AI for Smart Governance in Public and Private sectors" and "Big Data, Data Protection and CyberSecurity (in collaboration with ECSO)". The sessions will be complemented with several pitching sessions, brokering and networking opportunities.
BDVe project is pleased to announce the first of a series of webinars related to data and AI driven technologies, tools, services and business, and the impact of them in the European landscape. The webinars will be around the development, results and success stories of the projects under the scope of the Big Data Value PPP. This serie aims to offer a shared space for communication and potential engagement for projects and other stakeholders in the Big Data and AI scenarios in Europe. All information about these webinars is available at: http://www.big-data-value.eu/resources/webinar/. Stay tuned!!!
The RDA Europe project (https://rd-alliance.org/rda-europe) is calling on domain specific data experts to join its Ambassador programme. The programme offers up to six grants of a maximum of €7,000, targeting distinguished and well-connected domain experts who can develop a two-way communication and engagement vector with the Resesarch Data Alliance.
On September 28, 2018, the Council of Ministers officially backed the Commission's plans to invest jointly with the Member States in building a world-class European supercomputing infrastructure. The Competitiveness Council adopted a Regulation to establish the European High Performance Computing (EuroHPC) Joint Undertaking – a new legal and funding structure, which will pool resources from 25 European countries, build supercomputing and data infrastructure, and support research and innovation in the field involving scientists, businesses and industry.