BIG: Big Data Public Private Forum

Big Data is an emerging field where innovative technology offers alternatives to resolve the inherent problems that appear when working with huge amounts of data, providing new ways to reuse and extract value from information. Big Data Public Private Forum (BIG) is working towards the definition and implementation of a clear strategy that tackles the necessary efforts in terms of research and innovation, while also it provides a major boost for technology adoption and supporting actions for the successful implementation of the Big Data economy.


  • Duration: 2012–2014
  • Funding Programme: EU FP7


The Potential of Big Data Applications for the Healthcare Sector ( 2014-11-13T16:59:11+01:00 Anonymous)

2014-11-13T16:59:11+01:00 Anonymous

  At the industrial Big Data Conference Big Data Minds in Berlin, Prof. Sonja Zillner presented "The Potential of Big Data Applications for the Healthcare Sector". With the presentation of the BIG Data Public Private Forum discussed the challenges of BIG Data and the emerging Data Economy for the Healthcare Sector. In particular,  the results of the BIG user needs and requisites study for the Big Data applications in the Healthcare Sector were introduced. Read more about "The Potential of Big Data Applications for the Healthcare Sector"

EU Big Data Value in Heidelberg Workshop ( 2014-10-27T13:38:48+01:00 Anonymous)

2014-10-27T13:38:48+01:00 Anonymous

At the Heidelberg Final Event Workshop, Sebnem Rusitschka demonstrated the value of big data by presenting present and future use cases for Siemens in Europe. The slides are now available on SlideShare (see above) and directly as PDF. Read more about "EU Big Data Value in Heidelberg Workshop"

BYTE Community Overview in Heidelberg ( 2014-10-27T13:24:50+01:00 Anonymous)

2014-10-27T13:24:50+01:00 Anonymous

The BYTE community stands for "Big data roadmap and cross-disciplinarY community for addressing socieTal Externalities". Edward Curry gave a project overview at the BIG Final Event in Heidelberg. The slides are now available on SlideShare (see above) and directly as PDF. Read more about "BYTE Community Overview in Heidelberg"

Intelligent Data Analytics Roadmap of Austria ( 2014-10-13T11:20:34+02:00 Anonymous)

2014-10-13T11:20:34+02:00 Anonymous

The Semantic Web Exists. What Next? from Anna Fensel The Advisory Board “Conquering Data—Identifying the Data Challenges of the Future” roadmapping project takes place in Austria from 2013 to 2014. Board member Anna Fensel, a representative of the BIG project, reports: The aim of the "Conquering Data" project is to conduct a roadmap study in the area of Intelligent Data Analytics. It is founded by the FFG, the Austrian Research Promotion Agency. Read more about "Intelligent Data Analytics Roadmap of Austria"

BIG Final Event Workshop ( 2014-09-30T23:54:23+02:00 Anonymous)

2014-09-30T23:54:23+02:00 Anonymous

Programme of the BIG Final Event Workshop co­located with ISC Big Data in Heidelberg    The Big Project Welcome and Introduction Nuria De Lama (ATOS Spain)     Key Technology Trends for Big Data in Europe  Edward Curry (Research Fellow at Insight @ NUI Galway)  presentation   The Big Data Public Private Partnership  Nuria De Lama (ATOS Spain) presentation    Panel discussion about a common Big Data Stakeholder Platform  Martin Strohbach (AGT Inte Read more about "BIG Final Event Workshop "