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Big Data Europe Community Group

The group to discuss technical issues arising from the Big Data Europe Project.

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Evaluating the BDE2020 workbench with pilots

One of the ambitious goals of the BDE2020 project is to create a generic infrastructure including a set of core components to facilitate all of the seven Societal Challenges identified by the European Union for H2020 and even other domains.
The project tries to evaluate the various choices and developments that make up the generic infrastructure via three cycles of pilot implementations for each Societal Challenge.

This post gives you an overview of the pilots being planned for the first cycle and how we will evaluate it with respect to the domain-specific and generic requirements that we identified earlier in the BDE project.   Each societal challenge is described separately:

Please contact us if you want to find out more.

Call for Participation in Big Data Europe Community Group

The Big Data Europe Community Group has been launched:


The group to discuss technical issues arising from the Big Data Europe Project.


In order to join the group, you will need a W3C account. Please note, however, that W3C Membership is not required to join a Community Group.

This is a community initiative. This group was originally proposed on 2016-04-05 by Phil Archer. The following people supported its creation: Phil Archer, Michael Petychakis, Timea Turdean, Thomas Thurner, Simon Scerri. W3C’s hosting of this group does not imply endorsement of the activities.

The group must now choose a chair. Read more about how to get started in a new group and good practice for running a group.

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W3C Community Development Team