Big Data research at the VUB

Big Data, game changer for many companies

Health data, transport data, energy consumption data, geographical information, statistics, weather data, consumer and financial data, research data, cloud based applications,... the need to make sense of 'Big Data' is leading to innovations in technology and development of new tools and new skills.

Big data will be a game changer for many companies affecting innovation, competitiveness and productivity. Generating value at different stages of the data value chain will be at the center of the future knowledge economy. Challenges include analysis, capture, data curation, search, sharing, storage, transfer, visualization, and information privacy.

To facilitate a fruitful collaboration between companies, knowledge centers and universities in Big Data research, the inventorying of existing knowhow is indispensible. 

In this brochure, we invite you to discover the world of Big Data research at the VUB.