Commission urges governments to embrace potential of Big Data

Wednesday, 2 July, 2014
Infographic: How can big data make a difference - showing farm - shops and factories - hospital
Data collection and exploitation is a growing phenomenon; in response to industry and grassroots demands the European Commission is calling on national governments to wake-up to this “big data” revolution. One of the main concrete proposed actions to solve these problems is the creation of an open data incubator (within the Horizon 2020 framework), to help SMEs set up supply chains based on data and use cloud computing more.