FFG/Ideal-ist Workshop – Horizon 2020: Connecting the BIG DATA Community


  • Connecting national and international actors in the field of BIG DATA
  • Discussing different BIG DATA initiatives and best practices
  • Presenting international developments (Public Private Partnership) and national activities in the field of BIG DATA
  • Showing and discussing modalities and opportunities of participation in networks


The Network of National Contact Points in Horizon 2020 – Ideal-ist in cooperation with the Austrian Research Promotion Agency – FFG uses the chance to bring together researchers, international stakeholders and national experts to discuss national and international experiences and success stories in the field of BIG DATA.

Within the ambitious program of the 14th i-KNOW conference YOU get the chance to update yourself with information on relevant Horizon2020 upcoming calls and discuss with other experts about experiences, opportunities and national/international developments in BIG DATA. Our session will enable you to get in contact with the Public Private Partnership on BIG DATA and share your opinions and ideas as well as discuss possible involvement in this future strategic network.

Ideal-ist invites you to be an active part of the discussions. For more information and possible financial support please get back to your ICT National Contact Point/ Idealist Representative in YOUR country (see http://www.ideal-ist.eu/representatives) or directly to daniela.hackl@ffg.at (Ideal-ist Representative, Austria) before registering to the conference.

Tentative Workshop Timetable

09:00 – 09:10 Welcome FFG/Ideal-ist
09:10 – 09:20 Ideal-ist Support in H2020
09:20 – 10:00 Horizon2020 – relevant upcoming Calls
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:30 Round Table/ World Café
  • BIG DATA international (Public Private Partnership state of play, H2020)
  • BIG DATA national (activities and initiatives & best practices)
  • Participation in BIG DATA networks
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 15:00 Conclusions, recommendations and open discussion

The workshop will take place on 17th September. For details, please take a look at the programm.