BDV cPPP Monitoring Report 2018
The BDV cPPP started in 2015 and was operationalised with the launch of the Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEIT) work programme 2016/2017 of Horizon 2020 (H2020) with the first cPPP projects (Call 1) starting on January 2017.
The Big Data Value cPPP plays a central role in the implementation of the revised DSM strategy, contributing to multiple pillars including “Digitizing European Industry”, “Digital Skills”, “Building the European Data Economy” and “Developing a European Data Infrastructure”. The Big Data Value cPPP and the BDVA also play a central role in the European AI and Data Strategies launched by the European Commission in 2018.
The first tranche of cPPP projects started on January 2017, with a second tranche of projects following in 2018. The BDV cPPP projects cover Big Data technology, including Artificial Intelligence methods, and application research and innovation, new data-driven business models, data ecosystem support, data skills, regulatory and IPR requirements and societal aspects. The value generated by Big Data technologies empowers Artificial Intelligence to foster linking, cross-cutting and vertical dimensions of value creation at the technical, business and societal levels across many different sectors.
The year 2018 has been a year of remarkable progress and advancements for the BDV cPPP and the BDVA.
With an initial indicative budget from the European Union of 534 M€ for the period 2016-2020, and 201 M€ allocated in total by end of 2018, the BDV cPPP already has mobilised 1,570 M€ of private investments since the launch of the cPPP (467,47 M€ for 2018).
The BDV cPPP Monitoring Report 2018 provides a good overview and in dept analysis of the impact of the PPP, with a focus on the achievements during the year 2018 extended to the overall impact since the launch of the cPPP and future perspectives.