Big Data Value Meet-up Sofia

The European Big Data Value community will gather the 16th of May in Sofia, Bulgaria, in an event organised by the Big Data Value PPP, with the twofold objective of strengthening collaborations among community members and increasing the visibility and awareness about the PPP in East Europe in general and Bulgaria in particular. 

The event, which will be preceded by two days of workshops and parallel sessions for PPP projects and BDVA members, will involve relevant keynotes from Bulgaria and the EC. 
The programme will be available soon. Registration is needed. 
Stay tuned!!!!!

BDVA welcomes 10 new Members!

BDVA is growing and continuously receiving new membership applications! On the 28th of March, BDVA General Assembly officially admitted 10 new members from the Industry/SME and the Academia/Research based in 9 different countries: Sweden, Germany (2), France, Italy, Greece, Austria, Bulgaria, Spain and Serbia. 

BDVA signs collaboration agreements with EFFRA and AIOTI at DEI Stakeholder Forum

Today, at the European DEI Stakeholder Forum in Paris, BDVA has signed bilateral collaboration agreements with the European Factories of the Future Research Association (EFFRA) and with the Alliance of internet of the Things Innovation (AIOTI), to align their activities, roadmaps and outcomes to support accelerating the digital transformation of industry in Europe.

Digital Opportunity Traineeships Pilot Project

The European Commission launched the Digital Opportunity Traineeships, a pilot project that will offer students of all disciplines on-the-job digital skills training in participating companies. 

The initiative, financed by Horizon 2020 and implemented through Erasmus+, will provide cross-border traineeships for up to 6,000 students and recent graduates over the period 2018 - 2020.
The traineeships will focus on enhancing digital skills in fields such as, big data analytics, data privacy, cybersecurity, IT systems and networks, development of apps and software, as well as digital marketing.

Interested students and recent graduates can apply through their university, according to the timing and mechanisms established by the university for Erasmus+ traineeships.