At the European Big Data Value Forum 2017 which took place from 21st November to 23rd November 2017 in Versailles, France, the Big Data Value Association awarded eight i-Space hubs with a “European Innovation Space” label (six silver and two bronze) to help drive forward Big Data adoption across all domains within European industry.
The label as a “BDVA i-Space” is awarded by a committee of domain experts from research and industry after an extensive and competitive evaluation process based on the following factors: Excellence of infrastructure and technology, Quality of Services, Projects and sectors, Impact to Eco-System and Business model. Being recognized as “BDVA i-Space” means that the awarded company is seen as Trusted Data Incubator targeted to accelerate the uptake of data-driven innovation in all economic sectors, commercial as well as in nonprofit.
The Know-Center has been granted a BDVA i-Space Silver award – CEO Prof. Stefanie Lindstaedt as representative received a trophy-award at the BDVA i-Space Label Ceremony. Laure le Bars (SAP-BDVA President) and Paul Czech (Know-Center – Area Business Development) presented at the Labelling Ceremony.