Release of the second version of the BDVA position paper "Towards a European-governed Data Sharing Space"

The second version of the BDVA position paper "Towards a European-governed Data Sharing Space - Enabling data exchange and unlocking AI potential" has been officially released today. It will be presented officially during the European Big Data Value Forum 2020 and particularly during Focus Track 1: European Data Spaces - Main session and more detail during the parallel session on The good, the bad and the ugly: the reality of shaping data sharing policies and strategies. Find the full paper here

This new release of the position paper focuses on revisiting the opportunities and challenges which were identified in the first release and adding a concrete call for actions aimed at specific stakeholder who have a pivotal role to play in the realisation of a European Data Space. 

Release of the BDVA Whitepaper on AI in Healthcare

The BDVA Task Force 7 - Sub-group on Healthcare is proud to release the first BDVA Whitepaper on AI in Healthcare. This publication aims to feed policy makers with the information that is needed for realising the full potential of AI in healthcare.

The document will be officially presented during the European Big Data Value Forum 2020 and particularly during the parallel session on AI in Healthcare which takes place on the 4th of November 2020.

The full document is available here. For any question on the work of this Task Force or on the paper do not hesitate to contact BDVA office at info@core.bvda.eu.

BDVA at the ITU Global Innovation Forum 2020 - Regional Forum for Europe (RFE)

On the 29th of October, BDVA President Thomas Hahn (Siemens) will participate as a panelist in the ITU Global Innovation Forum 2020 - Regional Forum for Europe event. BDVA President will contribute to the panel on a European regional digital innovation ecosystem which will take place between 13.15h and 14.15h (Brussels time).

For more information on the event and to register please check ITU website here.

If you have question on BDVA participation in the event do not hesitate to contact us at info@core.bdva.eu

Outcomes of BDVA Activity Group meeting 39 on the work of BDVA Task Forces and the upcoming Horizon Europe programme

On the 23rd of October BDVA organised a one day Activity Group meeting (AG39) which took place entirely online and gathered more than 100 participants.

The agenda of the day included a plenary morning session dedicated to the presentation of several outcomes stemming from the work of the association and the Task Forces, followed by two parallel sessions on different topics and a plenary in the afternoon focusing on the upcoming Horizon Europe programme. Attendees also had the chance to participate in a online matchmaking exercise and flag their interest for particular areas of the Horizon Europe Work Programme 2021-2022. 

For more information on this event or if your are interested in hearing more about Activity Group Meetings please contact BVDA: info@core.bdva.eu

The AI, Data and Robotics Partnership presented by the German press

On the 16th of October, the German newspaper Der Tagesspiegel released an article presenting the upcoming AI, Data and Robotics Partnership based on an interview of BDVA President, Thomas Hahn - Siemens.

Find the full article (in German) here.

For more information on the AI, Data and Robotics Partnership, visit the website or contact BDVA office at info@core.bdva.eu 

BDVA organises online Activity Group 39 on the 23rd of October 2020

On the 23rd of October BDVA will host (online) Activity Group Meeting 39, which will focus on the work of BDVA Task Forces and the upcoming Horizon Europe and Digital Europe Programmes. BDVA Members will also be able to pitch and present their organisations and research priority areas in front of the community. 

For more information on this event or if your are interested in hearing more about Activity Group Meetings please contact BVDA: info@core.bdva.eu

The EUHubs4Data project officially kicked off !

On the first of September, the European Federation of Data Driven Innovation Hubs (EUHubs4Data) project officially started.

Funded under Horizon 2020 (DT-ICT-05-2020 call) and involving 21 partners from 12 countries, this project aims to become the European reference for data driven innovation and experimentation, fostering collaboration between data driven initiatives in Europefederating solutions in a global common catalogue of data services, and sharing data in a cross-border and cross-sector basis

BDVA has a pivotal role in EUHubs4Data, acting as Work Package leader for the establishment of the federation of DIHs and leading activities linked to community building and communication and dissemination. The project will last for 3 years and will contribute to the creation of the European Common Data Space.

More information on the project can be found here

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