Big Data is a term describing the continuous increase in data, and the technologies needed to collect, store, manage, and analyse it. It is a complex and multidimensional phenomenon, impacting people, processes and technology. From a technology point of view, Big Data encompasses hardware and software that integrate, organise, manage, analyse, and present data which is characterised by "four Vs": volume (size of the data sets), velocity (high speed of data processing), variety (different types and sources of data used), and veracity (high quality of analysed data).
In this video, Raymonde Weyzen, author, presents the key findings of the Advanced Technology Watch report ‘Technology focus on Data Sharing’, part of the Advanced Technologies for Industry (ATI) project.
The EU Datathon team has announced the 9 finalist teams for the EU Datathon 2021. The finalists were selected from 247 applications spanning 47 countries in Europe and beyond. The finalists are divided between the three challenges:
The Horizon Europe Programme will play an important role to make Europe a globally attractive, secure and dynamic data-agile economy, first of all by developing and enabling the uptake of the next-generation computing and data technologies and infrastructures.