BDVA and the Big Data Value PPP will be present with its own booth in the ICT Proposers Day 2019. The event, organised by the European Commision in Helsinki from 19 to 20 September, will provide an excellent opportunity to present and discuss the main policy drivers of the digital transformation of European industry and society and how the EU research and innovation agenda can best contribute to these objectives.
On October 2nd 2019 BDVA organises its 34th Activity Group with members in Brussels. Next to the Activty group meeting the Technical committee of the PPP will take place. During the day there will be workshop giving progress on the AI-PPP SRIDA among other topics. The sessions will be complemented with several pitching sessions, brokering and networking opportunities.
The BigMedilytics project will organize the event “Big Data: Fueling the transformation of Europe’s Healthcare Sector” on the 4th and 5th of September in the Polytechnic City of Innovation in Valencia (Spain). The highly interactive programme will involve representatives of the European Commission, other EU funded projects, and organisations covering the key players in the healthcare sector from across Europe.
European Big Data Value Forum 2019 is approaching fast (14-16 October, Helsinki), and the organization is working hard to present the best possible program: Roberto Viola (Director General, DG Connect) and Dr. Carl-Christian Buhr (Deputy Head of Cabinet of Commissioner M. Gabriel) from the European Commission, Risto Siilasmaa (Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nokia), and Norbert Gaus (Executive Vice-President of Siemens) are among the already confirmed speakers, but the program is in continuous update. Do not miss the last updates by checking it regularly and get your ticket now!
The project INFINITECH has received EUR 16 million from the EU programme Horizon 2020 to establish a reference architecture that will support organisations from the financial and insurance sector in their innovation process driven by Big Data, AI and IoT. With a strong impact on the European digital financial ecosystem, the partners will involve stakeholders from all 28 EU countries, making INFINITECH a synonym for Big Data/AI's disruptive innovation. GFT Italy, a subsidiary of GFT Technologies SE and BDVA members, is the coordinator of INFINITECH.
The Big Policy Canvas project proposes a roadmap to define research and innovation directions for the public sector to tackle societal challenges through new data-driven policy making approaches. The first version is available and you can contribute by providing your comments at: https://roadmap.bigpolicycanvas.eu/
The European Commission has opened a consultation on the orientation of the first two years of its proposed seven-year Digital Europe programme. The inputs received will help the Commission to shape the work programmes and calls for proposals for the programme’s first two years (2021-2022). The consultation will close on 25 October. Link to the EC page and consultation here.
The European Big Data Value Forum, that will take place from 14 to 16 of October in Helsinki (Finland), is the flagship event of the European Big Data community. This year's edition around the theme “Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Transforming Business and Society”, is jointly organized by the Big Data Value Association, the European Commission and VTT.
You can contribute now to the white paper on "Artificial Intelligence in the health sector" that BDVA is elaborating, by providing your feedback in this survey.
The aim of the questionnaire is to identify the biggest opportunities, expected impact and value, necessary enablers and challenges of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare.