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Big Data continues to play a larger role in the innovation of services, products, working processes and earnings models. Thanks to the smart collection and use of data the Dutch economic growth is strengthened. To further develop the use of Big Data, Commit2Data was created: a multi-year national research and innovation program on the basis of a public-private partnership (PPP).


Commit2Data offers an excellent opportunity to explore new business models and opportunities. The growing international program focuses on specific application areas, such as Smart Industry, energy issues, challenges in health care and logistics, that uses three primary program lines: research, valorisation and dissemination.

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IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become "smarter" as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected.

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NIRICT is the Netherlands Institute for Research on ICT and comprises all ICT research of the three universities of technology in the Netherlands. Together we aim to strengthen knowledge development of multidisciplinary socio-technical challenges, in particular those with high societal and economic impact. We focus on community building, collaboration in education and joint research. We are partner of ICT.OPEN as we believe that bringing ICT in The Netherlands together is of great importance for researchers and corporates to find each other and jointly make more impact (inter)nationally.  

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