Europe is its people. Demanding solutions and providing talent to the industry. A network of centres of excellence, easy access to information about educational and mobility programmes, and schemes for the recognition and assessment of skills ensure the long-term sustainability of the investment in Big Data technologies and solutions.


Increasing skills in Data Science and bringing new talent to the Data Economy are essential to succeed in the information-driven market. Boost your Big Data profile with the courses of our Education Hub.


This section aims to provide an overview of funded or open access initiatives around the exchange of professionals, students and researchers within the EU market.

Recognition Program

Data Scientists need to display their skills online. Employers want to hire qualified Data Scientists. The BDV skills recognition program aims to meet these and many other needs of the Data Science community.

Big Data Centres of Excellence

The objective of this network The BDV PPP is working to support Big Data Centres of Excellence by facilitating collaboration, exchanging best practices, and promoting the establishment of new centres.