DataScience@UB is part of the team led by the startup 8Wires, which has obtained a contract of 75,000 euros in the first phase of the call for the European Live Incite competition, which leads the Swedish Hospital Karolinska, along with other hospital centers like the Clinic of Barcelona.
Jordi Vitrià, participated on the first day in the framework of the thematic Strategy & Deployment, and was part of the round table Expertise in House & Big Data Teams, in which he presented his paper “Connecting talent with companies: a look from the trenches “. The congress has been, for the third consecutive year, the meeting point for professionals, suppliers and companies that want or are carrying out projects in the Big Data & Data Analytics field, extracting value from the data. It has been, once again, a space to explain what is being done in Barcelona and the rest of the world in the field of Big Data.
Mobile World Scholar Congress 2018
Silver Prize winner in the Mobile World Scholar Challenge for submission entitled “Network Efficiency based on Mobility” (Authors Albert Díaz-Guilera and Josep Perelló, from DataScience@UB & UBICS (Institut of Complex Systems) Research groups from University of Barcelona)
DataScience@UB, together with the 8Wires consultancy, organized the first Data Breakfast with Data Scientists experts, to explore working methodologies in projects created from the data.