Valencia, Spain, 27 October 2023 — The Big Data Value Association (BDVA) made a significant announcement during the European Big Data Value Forum 2023, a landmark event in the data technology landscape. In a keynote titled “Envisaging a Data-Empowered Future with EUHubs4Data and i-Spaces Federation” Daniel Sáez-Domingo, Technology Transfer Director in ITI and coordinator of EUHubs4Data project highlighted the value that the i-Spaces community provides to European Data and AI strategy, preparing the stage for the great ceremony where the new quality labels for innovation data spaces, known as the i-Space label were unveiled.The session, which took place on 25 October from 18:00 to 18:45, placed the spotlight on the evolving landscape of data-driven innovation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies.
The EU Data Spaces Support Centre (DSSC) has released the Data Spaces Blueprint (v0.5) to help with the data space creation cycle. The Blueprint is meant to be the first guide to help the reader on the difficult road of creating and operating a data space.
etami's information session "What‘s your approach when it comes to AI governance?" will be taking place on the 28th of September at 13:30 CEST in Brussels. The session is open to everyone with the possibilities to join physically in Brussels or online! etami supports and promotes trustworthy and ethical design, development and deployment of AI systems by translating European and global principles into actionable and measurable guidelines, tools and methods.
On the 27th and 28th of September, BDVA organises its Activity Group (AG55) meeting, bringing together its members in Brussels! Main focus during the AG55 will be on a brokerage event for the new calls for proposal rreference to Data and AI, and on BDVA's Strategic Agenda 2023
The BDVA i-Space label is used for measuring the quality of data experimentation and innovation hubs in Europe. The qualified BDVA i-Spaces connect to the wider European ecosystem, getting visibility, access to knowledge and experience, collaboration opportunities and invitations to events and other activities.
The European Health Data Space is meant to improve research and innovation in the health domain, whilst guaranteeing personal health data protection.
Supporting this initiative, BDVA proposes in this position paper improvements for the further legislative steps of this regulation.
We are glad to announce the registration for our annual event is opening today! For its seventh edition, the event of the Data and AI community will meet in Valencia, Spain, from 25 to 27 October.
Register now: you will even get a discount thanks to the early bird ticket!
On 29 June, BDVA members will organise a workshop on Large Language Models and Generative AI tackling on a diversity of topics such as technical challenges, privacy, ethics, security, and how these technologies are affecting and transforming business, individuals and society.
BDVA is organising on 3 July the first forum to connect SMEs and startups with larger companies within its membership. As hub for the European Data and AI community, BDVA will create a space for matchmaking between large companies offering innovation and scale-up programmes and SMEs/Startups that are part of BDVA.
BDVA is leading a panel discussion at the first Data Space Summit of EONA-X (the mobility, transport and tourism data space) on 30 June in Sophia Antipolis, France. Gathering leading European players in these sectors, the event will outline both the challenges and opportunities opened through data spaces.