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BDV i-Space Gold Label: Cineca as "data innovation space"

12 November 2018

Cineca received the BDVA i-Space Gold 2018 label. 

The Board of Directors of the Big Data Value Association, BDVA, followed the recommendation of the i-Space review committee and decided to grant the BDVA i-Space Gold label to Cineca.

As a labelled i-Space Cineca is recognized as a data innovation space to contribute driving forward the Big Data Value ecosystem and its Digital Agenda for the benefit of Europe, its Companies and Citizens.

The grant has been announced during the European Big Data Value Forum 2018 in Vienna.

Data Ecosystems

i-spaces are Data Innovation Spaces. As Trusted Data Ecosystems, they target to accelerate take up of data driven innovation in private sectors like Manufacturing 4.0, Logistics, e Commerce, Media, Aerospace, Automobile, Energy, Agriculture and Agroindustry, Pharma; as well as in non-profit sectors (e-Government, Environment, Public Health, Smart Cities). i-Spaces provide services to enable and support the development and validation of new Big Data use cases, i-Spaces therefore generate economical, societal and environmental value to their local ecosystems.

Data Innovation Hub

Labelled i-Spaces, beyond exchange of good practice, form a Europe-wide ecosystem, in order to foster trans-boundaries data innovation. In the concept of Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH), i-Spaces act as the nucleus with their competences, infrastructure, expertise and access to regional communities. Their tailored SME support through a wide range of flexible services enables them to support a wide range of digitization strategies.