BDVA is growing and continuously receiving new membership applications! On the 28th of March, BDVA General Assembly officially admitted 10 new members from the Industry/SME and the Academia/Research based in 9 different countries: Sweden, Germany (2), France, Italy, Greece, Austria, Bulgaria, Spain and Serbia.
The European Data Incubators, an Innovation Action project part of the Big Data Value PPP, opened its first open call for European start-ups and SMEs willing to sort out actual business challenges from a myriad of data providers.
The Discussion Paper for BDVA and EFFRA Research & Innovation roadmap is now public!
Today, at the European DEI Stakeholder Forum in Paris, BDVA has signed bilateral collaboration agreements with the European Factories of the Future Research Association (EFFRA) and with the Alliance of internet of the Things Innovation (AIOTI), to align their activities, roadmaps and outcomes to support accelerating the digital transformation of industry in Europe.
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.
Interested students and recent graduates can apply through their university, according to the timing and mechanisms established by the university for Erasmus+ traineeships.
On 15th March 2018, BDVA Members met in Brussels for discussing and brainstorming about key topics. Some TFs parallel sessions took place already on the 14th of March, co-located with the Board of Directors meeting.
The European Commission has launched a call for experts for a group on liability and new technologies. Interested experts are called to apply by the 30th of April 2018.
The European Commission launched a call for a High-Level Expert Group in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in order to to allow for an open discussion of all aspects of AI development and its impact on the economy and society.