Become a BDVA member

BDVA members include large industries, SMEs, research organisations and data users and providers to support the development and deployment of the EU Big Data Value Public-Private Partnership with the European Commission. BDVA focuses its activities on updating the multi-annual roadmap and on providing regular advice to enable the European Commission to prepare, draft and adopt the periodic Work Programmes, as well as on delivering Data Innovation Recommendations, developing Big Data Value Ecosystem, guiding Standards (in particular driving Big Data standardisation and interoperability priorities / Influencing Standardisation bodies and industrial alliances), and facilitating Know-how exchange. BDVA is open to new members to further enrich the data value ecosystem and play an active role. These include Data Users, Data Providers, Data Technology Providers and Researchers.

There are two types of Membership: Full Members and Associate Members:
  • Full Members can participate in all the activities of the Association, have full voting rights in the General Assembly and can be elected to be part of the Board of Directors. This membership type is meant for organisations interested in steering and driving the European Big Data Ecosystem.
  • Associate Members can participate in the activity of the Association without voting rights.


BDVA members pay an annual membership fee.


BDVA members abide by all terms and conditions specified in the BIG DATA VALUE AISBL Statutes and Bylaws and by all decisions taken by the Board of Directors and the General Assembly within the scope of the BDVA.
How to apply for BDVA membership?
Application for BDVA membership is done online.
(Note: during your online application you will have to upload a signed copy of the BDVA Application form. The BDVA Application form needs to be signed by an authorised representative).
Membership applications are reviewed and can be provisionally approved by the Board of Directors of BDVA. Final approval of membership is granted by the BDVA General Assembly.
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