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BDVA and Big Data Analytics Europe media partners

BDVA and Big Data Analytics (BDA) Europe conference have become media partners for mutual promotion of their respective activities. The conference, organized by Whitehall Media, will take place next 8th of March in Amsterdam, and will bring together hundreds of leading innovators, thought-leaders and executive professionals, who will discuss and impart insights on how to integrate, understand, manage and govern Big Data. This practical business forum will provide bold vision from leading data evangelists to help delegates gain fresh insights and momentum to galvanise and leverage their data for competitive advantage.

Masters of Digital 2018

“Masters of Digital 2018” will take place in Brussels on the 20th of February 2018. It is the annual flagship event of DIGITALEUROPE, the leading trade association which represents the digital technology industry in Brussels and across Europe since 1999. 

The EC has launched a new Horizon Prize of EUR 2 million on Big Data Technologies!

As part of the European Commission's contribution to the Big Data Value Public Private Partnership (PPP), the EC has launched a new Horizon prize on Big Data Technologies.
EUR 2 million is available for improving the performance of software for the forecasting of geospatio-temporal data (collections of time-stamped records that are linked to a geospatial location) in terms of scalability, accuracy, speed and use of computational resources.
The prize is a reward for the three top ranking contestants who will present the best software solutions able to analyse extremely large collections of data.

Big Data on Earth Observation Whitepaper

The Earth Observation & Geospatial Subgroup working in the BDVA within the Task Force 7 – Applications has recently released a White Paper presenting the challenges faced and opportunities offered by the EO domain regarding the Big Data aspects. The White Paper gives a comprehensive and clear overview of the current status in Europe for Big Data from Space.
Find the white paper here.


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Exploring H2020 opportunities in Big Data

BDVA supports the Big Data Spanish national initiative Planetic in the organisation of an informative conference next January 17th 2018 at CDTI (Centre for Industrial and Technological Development) headquarters in Madrid. The objective of the event is to discuss about the imminent call for proposals on various objectives relating to Big Data in European Commissions's H2020 program.

Information will be provided on the objectives of the calls, recommendations for winning proposals, elements to be taken into account, relevant actors, examples of winning proposals and inspiring arguments to achieve an important participation of companies and research organisations.
You can find more information here

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