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NEWS | 14.07.2023

5th Big Data Alliance (BDA) meeting, 26 April, 2023


The 5th Big Data Alliance (BDA) meeting, was held online on 26 April 2023, brought together stakeholders from diverse sectors, fostering collaboration and yielding significant outcomes in tackling practical challenges related to building lifecycle management through data analytics.

Kicking off the event, Samet Keskin, from Marmara Municipalities Union (MMU), provided an insightful overview of the MMU’s Data and Technology Center. Mr. Keskin's presentation highlighted the center's pioneering efforts in leveraging data and technology to address urban challenges and improve citizens' quality of life.

Next, Martin Rabanser presented the Open Data Hub, emphasizing the importance of accessible data sets and services and Mr. Rabanser showcased how the Open Data Hub acts as a valuable resource, enabling stakeholders to access and use the data efficiently, thereby unlocking opportunities for data-driven decision-making and innovation.

Jana Zázvorková's presentation focused on an AI-powered solution called EnergyTwin, which demonstrated its ability to optimize energy consumption and predict energy needs. Ms. Zázvorková's emphasized the potential for energy savings and sustainability through advanced data analytics and Artificial Intelligence.

Another highlight of the meeting was the presentation by João Gonçalves from Housing Europe, who shared insights about MATRYCS LSP 11. The presentation focused on data-driven policy making and policy impact assessment for energy-efficient buildings, specifically highlighting the Renovation Policy Planner and underscoring the importance of leveraging data analytics to shape effective policies and drive positive change in the built environment.

For those interested in joining the Big Data Alliance and gaining access to its valuable resources, visit