euRobotics, the European Robotics Association, and BDVA, the Big Data Value Association have released a common vision paper on the AI partnership they are jointly developing. This AI Public Private Partnership (AI PPP) is directed at boosting the industrial uptake of AI and ensuring Europe’s world-wide leadership in developing and deploying value-driven trustworthy AI based on European fundamental values. Both associations see the strong need for an ambitious and industry-driven strategy for AI adoption in Business and Society that aligns user value and industrial needs with research excellence in AI.
On December 7th 2018, the European Commision presented a coordinated plan prepared with Members States to foster the development and use of AI in Europe. This plan, that delivers on the European AI Strategy adopted last April 2018, proposes joint actions in four areas: increasing investment, making more data available, fostering talent and ensuring trust.
The European Commission organises the 6th working group meeting on Digital Innovation Hubs on 3rd April 2019 in Brussels. The meeting will focus on digital tools and marketplaces.
The European DatSci & AI Awards in collaboration with BDVA - Big Data Value Association & CeADAR Ireland will celebrate the power of Data Science & Artificial intelligence on September 5th in Dublin. The competition will open for applications in March!
The second BDVA Activity Group meeting of 2019 took place on 27th February 2019 in Brussels and it welcomed 90 participans combining BDVA members and some BDV PPP projects. The meeting covered topics such as AI-PPP SRIA development, Data Platforms/Space, Data Privacy, AI/Big Data Standards and projects-BDVA collaboration.
Thomas Hahn, president of the Big Data Value Association, will participate in Hannover Messe 2019. The presentation of Thomas (“Industrial AI applications”) has been programmed as part of the Industry 4.0 Forum and scheduled for the 4th of April at 12:30 PM.