The third round of Big Data Europe Project Workshops is going on!

The third round of Big Data Europe Project (BDE) Workshops is going on!
The next workshop scheduled will be held in Brussels on the 3rd October on the topic of Big Data in Secure Societies. The workshop will address a wide audience comprising key stakeholders, data users and service providers from a variety of domains in Secure Societies such as Space & Security and Cybersecurity. More information are available here.

Last week to apply for the BDVA i-Spaces labelling call 2017!

This is the last week to apply for the BDVA i-Spaces labelling call 2017! Do not miss this opportunity!   

Big Data Value Association grants a label for European Innovation Spaces (I-Spaces) to help drive forward Big Data adoption across all domains within European industry. European Innovation Spaces are cross-organisational and cross-sectorial environments allowing Big Data challenges to be addressed in an interdisciplinary way and serving as European hubs for research and innovation activities.

DataPitch - Applications for the 2017-2018 program close Oct 1st 12:00 CEST!!!

Data Pitch is an EU-funded open innovation programme bringing together corporate and public-sector organisations that have data with startups and SMEs that work with data. It is centred around a competition with several tracks which describe challenges, and a virtual accelerator programme (6 months) to help startups and SMEs develop solutions to meet these challenges.

The startups and SMEs will put forward proposals for creating high impact, innovative products and services in response to the challenges defined by Data Pitch.

There is still one month left for startups and SMEs to apply for Data Pitch. Applications can be made here until the closing date of 1st October 2017. Successful applicants will benefit from equity-free funding of up to £100k, as well as mentoring, legal advice and the chance to contribute towards creating a European data innovation ecosystem.

5th International Workshop on Big Data Standardisation

Following the activities held last June in Brussels, on August 14th, ISO/IEC JTC 1 WG 9, that has as objective to set the foundational standards for Big Data, the Ireland's official standards body NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) and BDVA co-organise a workshop in Dublin City University to engage with other standardisation communities as an important step to create the roadmap for Big Data Standards harmonisation and discuss about Standards reciprocity.

Professorship on Data Management ( Graz University of Technology)

The faculty of Computer Science at Graz University of Technology is seeking applications for a professorship on Data Management. Deadline is August 21st, 2017!!!!

Please find the description of the position in the following link:

We are seeking candidates with demonstrated scientific excellence to represent the area of (Big) Data Management in both research and teaching and who will complement our existing team. A strong interest in applied research is advantageous.