Start your own Innovation Program

In addition to the current Innovation Programs we are always looking to stimulate new ways in which data science can contribute to our society. If you are running such a program right now or if you have an idea you want to start we are happy to help you! See the…

Big Data in Procurement

The Issue Savings, Risk and Value have always been part of the procurement equation. And following the mantra: ‘What gets measured, gets done’, savings is what most procurement organisations are measured against and focus on. But suppliers are also increasingly seen as strategic sources of innovation. For the future competitiveness…

Datalab Amsterdam

Data would be only numbers if it wasn’t for people. Data come to life through people, who create applications or new concepts. Early this year, Amsterdam’s Datalab was opened, a place to experiment with urban data for everyone: companies, universities and civil servants. We organise weekly events and have a…

Consumer & Retail

Hans Spaan is starting the innovation program Consumer & Retail. The issue: Organizations aiming for capturing the opportunities to innovate, grow revenue, and increase productivity will also need to adapt their boards. Defining new data-driven strategies, managing big data, creating new partnerships and the development of the organization structure, staff, skills and culture…

Agri&Food

Peter de Mos has been appointed program manager of the Agri&Food program. He is working on a kick off conference planned in close cooperation with Academia and the Industry. More information regarding this project will follow. If you are interested in joining this project please let us know!

HR Analytics

HR analytics, transforming the most important part of companies. HR analytics, transforming the most important part of companies. Data analytics and Big data are shaping the evolution of HR and the recruitment process. With availability of vast amounts of data aggregated from multiple sources and the ability to transform all…

Smart Energy

To truly make our energy systems future proof, there is a growing need to look beyond just electricity (‘Smart Grids’) towards integrated solutions for the entire energy system. The Smart Energy program will be co-chaired by the Erasmus University and the University of Groningen.

eHealth

Nick Guldemond, Associate Professor Integrated Care & Technology of the UMCU & representative of the Netherlands Federation of University Medical Centers, will be the Program Manager for the eHealth program. He is already involved in numerous Big Data projects in healthcare —among which the national eHealth implementation agenda- and is…

Smart Ports

iTanks —the innovation motor for the ports of Rotterdam, Amsterdam and Antwerp- leads the Smart Port program. The program kick-off took place on Thursday June 2nd with the following presentations: Willem van der Graaf, Smart Port program director on behalf of iTanks and former commercial director of SPIE, gives a short introduction…