The kick-off presentation event of the project took place on 10th January 2018 at the Garate Room of University of Deusto in Bilbao, SPAIN. Representatives from Bilbao council, Basque Government, European Commission and University of Deusto chaired the pubic presentation of the EDI project. Thus, the event was initiated with the welcome message from Dr. Alfonso Bahillo, Director of DeustoTech research institute. Secondly, the Vice-chancellor for Technology, Innovation and Competitiveness from Basque Government Estibaliz Hernáez gave a speech about the opportunity that EDI supposes for Basque companies and entrepreneurs. Thirdly,  Gotzone Sagardui, councilor from Bilbao spoke about the relevance of a project like EDI for Bilbao and its socioeconomic agents. Fourthly, Dr. Diego López-de-Ipiña, project coordinator of EDI, offered a presentation about EDI explaining its objectives, planning and potential impact for European companies. Fifthly, Saila Rinne – Project Officer at European Commission explained how H2020 is an instrument to impulse the innovation around Big Data. Finally, after a question and answer session, Rosa Santibañez, Vice-chancellor of Research at University of Deusto closed the event.