They include Venture Capitalists that provide risk funding to data start-ups; incubators that support their growth; research institutes that enable innovation; training organisations that provide the right skills; and public regulators such as the European Commission that can have a big influence on the development of the sector through for instance its data protection directives.
Barcelona Technology School is a leading education project that empower the next professionals that will transform the digital industry. Our mission is to provide the tech ecosystem with the professionals, covering the gap bwtween talents and the demand of the digital industry.
Dataconomy is the leading portal for news, events and expert opinion from the world of data driven technology. Founded in Berlin, a hub for data science innovation, we provide a global network of industry-renowned contributors and local communities all across Europe. We focus on industry giants and disruptive startups alike, looking at only the most interesting applications of data technology.
Dataconomy Media GmbH is an internationally recognised press organisation, registered with the DVFJ.
The Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS is Fraunhofer’s “data institute” and one of the most renowned research institutions in the data science area, with an extremely strong track record in data mining, machine learning, semantic technology and information retrieval research, and its applications to big data analytics, enterprise information integration and media analytics, supported by professional software engineering and project management.
We are Austria's leading research center for Data-driven Business and Big Data Analytics.
Big Data CoE Barcelona is a centre driven by Eurecat Technology Centre, the Goverment of Catalonia, the Barcelona City Council and Oracle that builds, develops and provides tools, data sets and value-added Big Data capabilities to enable organizations on defining, testing and validating Big Data models before its final implementation.
The Technical University of Madrid (UPM) was founded in 1971 through the integration of the Higher Technical Schools which up until then made up the Higher Technical Institutes. The University Schools joined the following year.
The software systems of the future will be characterized by widely distributed, mobile, even ubiquitous use; by the seamless interaction between physical and digital services, data and things; and by continuous adaptation to a rapidly evolving technology and business context. IT systems that are up to these challenges enable digital enterprises to not just cope with frictional changes in their markets, but to take advantage of new business opportunities as they emerge.
Tilburg University is the preeminent Dutch University for Social and Economical sciences. Dutch twitteraccount can be found at http://twitter.com/TilburgU