European Big Data Research for Industry. 3 projects. 7 sectors. 9 applications. 41 software components. Now what?

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European Big Data Research for Industry

When: Tuesday, November 3rd at 14:00-15:00 CET

Join us at the European Big Data Value Forum 2020

On Tuesday November 3rd from 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm, within the framework of the European Big Data Value Forum, Big Data research projects I-BiDaaS (Industrial-Driven Big Data as a Self-Service Solution), BigDataStack (High performance data-centric stack for Big Data applications and operations) and Track & Know (Big Data for Mobility Tracking Knowledge Extraction in Urban Areas) will host a joint session. This session will take the form of a led group discussion on the impact and future of Big Data research (exchange of questions, experiences, ideas triggered by a set of key questions).

Registration for this online session is free but obligatory. >> Join this session now

What to expect? 

The projects will bring together their findings in terms of barriers to adoption of Big Data research in different sectors as well as in terms of  current and future impact of their research. Speakers will also elaborate on the concrete business questions that have been answered in the project pilots.

The session will evolve around a led discussion for the participants to share their thoughts regarding the impact and future of Big Data research. The discussion will be initiated by a set of questions to get the interaction going and to encourage participants to share their questions, experiences and views on Big Data research and the adoption of project outcomes and toolsets in the different sectors. Output of this session will be a report with recommendations on Big Data technologies ready to contribute to a European Big Data ecosystem, what’s next?


The European Big Data Value Forum (EBDVF) is the flagship event of the European Big Data and Data-Driven AI Research and Innovation community organized by the Big Data Value Association (BDVA) and the European Commission (DG CNECT). The 2020 edition of the EBDVF will take place between the 3rd and the 5th of November 2020.

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European Big Data Research for Industry. 3 projects. 7 sectors. 9 applications. 28 software components.


Now what? I-BiDaaS, Track & Know and BigDataStack explain & discuss.

14.55 – 15.00

Beyond 2020, contributing to the European Big Data ecosystem




  1. Toni Staykova-Co-Founder and Vice President International Education and Innovations UKeMED.
  2. Alon Rozen - Associate Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Dean, Ecole des Ponts Business School, Paris, France.
  3. Richard McCreadie - Lecturer in Information Retrieval and Data Systems, University of Glasgow, UK.

Short bio:

Dr Toni Staykova is a specialist physician and geriatrician who has been actively involved in clinical innovation projects in Cambridge and across the EU over the past 10 years. She is passionate about improving health care provision across the globe in an innovative way. Toni Staykova is the Vice President of Cambridge Medical Academy, which delivers the prestigious UKeMED international knowledge sharing program. She leads the knowledge & experience sharing activities between health care professionals to improve patient care, bridging the gaps between nations and cultures. Toni's ambition is to harness the collective intelligence of our collaboration partners to foster clinical innovation and to impact on global health.


Alon Rozen is the Dean of Ecole des Ponts Business School and Associate Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He has very eclectic experience divided between academia (20 years) and consulting (25 years) - in marketing, strategy, economics, finance, business planning, wine marketing, telecom and IT - teaching - in similar areas - training (Executive Education, workshops, seminars) and managing. He is responsible for teaching and management of the Business School's undergraduate, graduate, MBA, doctoral, corporate and executive education programs in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. His research interest includes business modelling, circular economy, social impact and social entrepreneurship, as well as the impact that technology has on the (business) world around us. Actively developing, practising and applying his own dynamic business modelling framework and value proposition tools to help start-ups and innovation efforts at all levels. Alon enjoys "getting things done" and challenges, doing his best to take people and organizations to a higher level. Alon's goals are to make a difference! And try to add a more spiritual/zen approach to everything he does.


Richard McCreadie is a Lecturer in Information Retrieval and Data Systems at the University of Glasgow, UK. His core research topics include real-time information retrieval, machine learning, big data stream processing and evaluation methodologies over streaming data.


This session is sponsored by EU H2020 I-BiDaaS project with the support of EU H2020 BigDataStack and Track & Know projects.

I-BiDaaS project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation program under grant agreement No 780787.

Track&Know project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement No 780754.

BigDataStack has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 779747.