Transparency Obligations


The Big Data Association is financed by the European Funds of the Emilia-Romagna Region – ERDF ROP 2014-2020

The Emilia-Romagna Region with the Executive Determinations n. 16444 of 11/09/2019 and n. 23071 of 13/12/2019 has granted the Big Data Association the total sum of € 300,000.00 for the years 2019, 2020 and 2021.
The concession concerns the financing of the three-year activity plan of the Big Data Association:
n. project E31F19000240009.
More precisely, with the resolution of the Regional Council n. 750 of May 13, 2019, the Emilia-Romagna Region has intended to finance the start of the activities of an association that will support the Region to achieve the following objectives, with reference to the Big Data theme:

  • support the development of new research and innovation infrastructures in the field of supercomputing, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence;
  • create synergies and activate networks and connections with other public and private aggregations operating in the same areas at national, European and international level;
  • encourage and support the development of initiatives in the field of research and innovation;
  • support marketing actions of the regional innovation system at national and international level also in order to attract new investments focused on industrial research activities.

Project objectives

The “Associazione Big Data” mission is to facilitate:

  • the sharing and exploiting of existing results, knowledge, capacities, research and innovation initiatives and frameworks;
  • cooperation between public and private entities, maximizing the leverage effects of R&I public and private investments;
  • joint actions including coordination, planning, facilitating and promoting relevant R&I actions, policies and international cooperation activities;
  • researcher careers, training and mobility and, in general, the development of skills in the big data and AI domains.

Project results:

  • Management: guaranteeing the association’s activities from an operational and administrative point of view, equipping itself with the tools and resources to achieve its strategic objectives.
  • Promotion: planning the brand and communication strategy; producing promotional materials (ie leaflets and publications); designing the web site structure and contents; making the promotion of the association activities.
  • Specific actions: starting actions for the strengthening of the integration capacities of the supercomputing infrastructure of the members in order to enhance them also for economic and social purposes. Furthermore, national and international qualification objectives will be pursued in favour of the association, its members and the regional ecosystem.

 

In compliance with the annual Law for the market and competition n. 124/2017, amended by Legislative Decree n. 34/2019, converted into Law n. 58/2019, it should be noted that the Big Data Association (Fiscal Code: 91408720372) has received the following public grants:

Year: 2019
Public lending entity: Emilia-Romagna Region
Programme: European Regional Development Fund, in the framework of the cohesion policy, in furtherance of the economic growth and attractiveness of the regional territory.
Axis 1 – Research and Innovation
Code Project: E31F19000240009
Amount: 15.311,00 €

Year: 2019
Public lending entity: Emilia-Romagna Region
Programme: Support for the development of the intelligent specialization strategy of the Emilia-Romagna Region, aimed at actions of international promotion.
Regional Program for Productive Activities 2012-2015, activity 4.1 – Grants for associations
Code Project: E34E19001050002
Amount: 5.381,26 €

Year: 2020
Public lending entity: Emilia-Romagna Region
Programme: European Regional Development Fund, in the framework of the cohesion policy, in furtherance of the economic growth and attractiveness of the regional territory.
Axis 1 – Research and Innovation
Code Project: E31F19000240009
Amount: 5.257,35 €

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