What we offer

What we offer - Benefits for BDVA members

We help your organisation access valuable information, tap into more business opportunities, co-create new projects and become part of the data-driven and AI-enabled digital transformation in Europe.

Benefits for members

1. Stronger access to agenda <span>of data and ai R&I policies, regulation and standardisation.</span>

Full members benefits:

  • Participate in several European Public Private Partnerships (EuroHPC, BDV, AI, Data and Robotics PPP)
  • Access to privileged channels for providing input into Big Data and AI R&I strategic priorities for different research, innovation and deployment programmes
  • Access to the European Commission, EU and national officials (i.e. National contact points) to discuss about R&I policies in AI and Big Data
  • Influence the development and adoption of reference architectures for AI and Big Data
  • Influence pre-standardisation activities for AI and Big Data

2. Greater visibility at the EU level <span>for your organisation.</span>

Full members benefits:

  • Access to strategic communities working on AI and Big Data R&I in Europe and worldwide
  • Improved visibility for your organisation towards EU officials, other members organisations (companies, research organisations…) and other EU associations
  • Additional channels for your organisation’s communication, community building and internationalisation activities
  • Access to major events, organised by the association or by other organisations in Europe and worldwide

3. More business opportunities <span>and access to cutting-edge R&I ecosystem.</span>

Full members benefits:

  • Access to privileged networks and key networking opportunities and matchmaking events organised by BDVA and others 
  • Access to an R&I ecosystem of AI and Big Data players for consortium building, including technology and sectorial organisations
  • Early access to information on upcoming calls through regular newsletters/access to in-depth information and presentations on the calls
  • Facilitation of contacts/links between business and industry for the establishment of common projects 
  • Access to research and experimentation infrastructures

4. Many other opportunities <span>to participate, decide and lead.</span>

Full member benefits:

  • Voting rights in the general assembly and influence over the association strategy
  • Possibility to be part of the Board of Directors and exercise strategic leadership over the association
  • Possibility to be a Task Force Lead
  • Possibility to take the lead and propose new Task Forces/ new topics for discussions/new initiatives/activities/concepts for events and workshops
  • Possibility to link your regional, national and European strategies on AI and Data 

Services form members

1. Developing Data and AI guidelines and strategic roadmaps

  • Development of strategic research and innovation agendas
  • Organisation of strategic road mapping activities
  • Publishing and promotion of Data and AI guidelines for industry and policy makers

2. Organisation of events

  • Organisation of large community events
  • Organisation of workshops with members
  • Organisation of BDVA member activities and events*
  • Support of AI and Data-related member activities and events

*BDVA member activities and events are made available only to BDVA members. Taking place both online and onsite, we are disseminating and analysing calls, gathering thoughts and sharing knowledge on various topics, defining synergies and hearing from existing projects and initiatives. We talk about partnerships and forming consortia.

3. Promotion and communication support

  • Communication support for SMEs
  • Promotion and visibility for member activities
  • Information on your institution on BDVA’s website

4. Knowledge aggregation and sharing

  • Access to a knowledge-sharing platform
  • Organise and facilitate discussions and knowledge-sharing around specific topics
  • Subscription to information services, such as monthly and weekly newsletters
  • Access to summaries of Brussels events
  • Organisation of seminars and webinars with training purposes
  • Permanent helpdesk

5. Matchmaking and promotion of R&I

  • SME catalogue
  • Early call warning system
  • Ad-hoc matchmaking support within the association
6. Advocacy
  • Coordination of responses to public consultations
  • Development of position papers on topics of relevance
  • Establishment of strong collaboration channels
7. Guiding standards
  • Organisation of pre-standarisation events
  • Involvement in pre-standarisation activities from standarisation bodies
  • Collaboration for releasing papers to guide standards
8. Ecosystem enablers and market uptake
  • Labelling of i-Spaces
  • Facilitation for the network of i-Spaces and for networks of Digital Innovation Hubs
  • Support in market uptake
9. Other services
  • Logistic support in organisation of meetings and workshops for members in Brussels