The BDVA i-Spaces group has launched the call for Data Innovation Spaces labelling 2019. The call is open to any data innovation space or hub in Europe. The BDVA i-Space label recognizes that those initiatives meet the necessary requirements to boost data driven and AI based innovation at local level, and to establish collaborations with similar initiatives to foster the adoption at European level. All the information needed to apply can be found here. Deadline: 31st May 2019.
The European Commission is taking forward its work on ethics guidelines on Aritificial Intelligence. The industry, research institutes and public authorities are invited to test the detailed assessment list drafted by the High-Level Expert Group.
The European Big Data Value Forum 2019 (14-16 October, Helsinki) is now open to different available options to sponsor the event. Interested organizations can choose among four different sponsorship packages (Diamond, Platinum, Gold, Silver, sponsoring coffee breaks or customized package).
June 26-28 – Riga, Latvia
The second edition of the BDV PPP Summit will be held on June 26-28 in the Latvian National Library, the prestigious and modern landmark of Riga, Latvia. The event focuses this year on the topic "Impact empowered by Data-driven Artificial Intelligence".
In the context of the European Big Data Value Forum 2018 in Vienna, the BDVA Smart Manufacturing Industry subgroup organized a workshop to debate on “Data-driven Collaborative Intelligence in Smart Manufacturing and Robotics”.
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 and the Big Data Value Association (BDVA) organised last November 7th a Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH) Working Group meeting on Big Data and AI in Brussels. This meeting focused on exploring how Digital Innovation Hubs can help boost the uptake of this technology by SMEs and contribute to the European data economy. You can find out more about the outcomes of the meeting here.