Digital Opportunity Traineeships Pilot Project

The European Commission launched the Digital Opportunity Traineeships, a pilot project that will offer students of all disciplines on-the-job digital skills training in participating companies. 

The initiative, financed by Horizon 2020 and implemented through Erasmus+, will provide cross-border traineeships for up to 6,000 students and recent graduates over the period 2018 - 2020.
The traineeships will focus on enhancing digital skills in fields such as, big data analytics, data privacy, cybersecurity, IT systems and networks, development of apps and software, as well as digital marketing.

Interested students and recent graduates can apply through their university, according to the timing and mechanisms established by the university for Erasmus+ traineeships. 

BDVA will participate to the IoT Week 2018!

IoT Week is a global event dedicated to IoT, organized annually since 2011. This year edition will take place at the Euskalduna Conference Centre in Bilbao, from June 4th to June 7th, 2018 gathering top experts, innovators and stakeholders in the Internet of Things. The event will explore new territories of such domain, including: Emerging IoT and development; IoT and Big Data; 5G convergence; IoT and Smart Cities; Artificial Intelligence and IoT; IoT Security and Data Protection; IoT Market and Business Model; Smart Farming and Food Security; IoT and advanced Manufacturing. 

Upcoming BDVA Activity Group Meeting : 14th - 15th March 2018

The upcoming BDVA Activity Group Meeting will take place on the 15th of March in Brussels with some parallel sessions taking place already on the 14th of March co-located with the Board of Directors meeting. This activity group meeting will address several topics through different workshops in areas such as transparency in algorithms, data benchmarking, state beyond of the art in all Big Data technical priorities, IoT-Big Data technology integration, Data Spaces Smart Manufacturing Industries and AI.