What is EDI?
EDI (European Data Incubator) is an incubation programme run by 20 partners across Europe.
It gives the most innovative “Big Data” startups the opportunity to tackle real world challenges set by corporates across Europe, such as improving road safety in Barcelona and predicting fraudulent transactions in supermarkets.
Mentoring from experts in your sector
Workshops and datathons in new markets
Up to €100k in free equity
Free cloud environment for scalable data processing
Connect with major European corporates
The specific benefits of EDI include:
- Up to €100,000 equity-free funding.
- A dedicated coach from the Deusto Entrepreneurship Centre or ETVenture Startup Hub.
- A technical infrastructure using FIWARE Lab providing a free Cloud based scalable Big Data tools stack.
- Training on state-of- the-art Big Data tools by Engineering.
- Connections with the important European corporates who have lent their data to discuss and improve your product while reaching agreements for future exploitation.
- Connections with top Big Data startups from all over Europe participating in the programme.
- Training on soft-skills and on fundraising by ETVenture Startup Hub, Deusto Entrepreneurship Centre and Zabala Innovation Consulting
- Major visibility for your start-up as part of the Big Data Value PPP European initiative.
How does EDI work?
EDI is a three-phase incubation programme: Explore, Experiment, Evolve.
How long is each phase?
EDI will run for a total of three years, with one full incubation programme (‘open call’) happening each year.
Within each year, there are three phases.
University of Deusto
F6 Network Limited
etventure Startup Hub
JOT Internet Media
JOT is one of the three largest worldwide players in internet traffic brokerage and its main strategy for growing is based on the incubation of new business lines related to traffic generation. As such, JOT can benefit from its excellent knowledge and competitive edge in order to enter the Ad Tech sector.
Automobil Club Assistencia S.A.
VIRTUAL POWER SOLUTIONS SA
SONAE CENTER SERVIÇOS II, S.A.
YAPI KREDI TEKNOLOJI
commercialization acitivities mainly in software and informatics. YKT is one of the pioneers in R&D in banking operations having a cutting edge R&D team, which so far has developed various projects nationally and internationally funded. The team has shown significant outputs in fields like machine learning, pattern recognition, and natural language understanding.
Yapı Kredi (YKB) established in 1944 as Turkey’s first retail focused private bank and the 4th largest private bank. YKB has been the leader in credit card market for the last 25 years and maintains leadership position.
Presenting the grid in figures, the Company oversees 16,390 kilometres of underground cables and overhead lines as well as 5,183 substations. Ljubljana, the capital city, relies almost exclusively on the underground network and covers an area of 149 sq km while the cables stretch on over 2.697 km. The Company boasts with the following certificates: ISO 9001 (Quality Management System), ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System), ISO 27001 (Data Protection Management System) and OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health & Safety Management System), which attests company’s dedication towards quality-orientated organisation and policy. The Company’s mission is a complete supply of electricity to consumers and performance of ancillary services.
Volkswagen Navarra, one of the main automotive Automaker Assembly Plants located in Spain, has a long history. It was founded in 1965 as an assembly plant owned by AUTHI (a British car company). During this stage, the company produced 131.744 cars. In 1975 Authi was bought by SEAT and the plant of Pamplona was included in the Spanish group together with the pl ants in Barcelona. During this stage the plant produced 284.225 cars. Finally, the plant in Pamplona was sold to the Volkswagen Group in 1983 as part of a collaboration contract signed between SEAT and Volkswagen. Since then, Volkswagen has produced 7.415.431 Polos in this facility.
VIA VERDE PORTUGAL
Today, it has a new mission: to provide efficient mobility for the people. Created an innovative operation model, focused on technology and customer service. Its growth firmly based on innovation. It is a pioneer in Toll collection mechanisms and a reference worldwide, working also as a consultancy in the field being already involved, among others, in USA’s major toll collection systems.
VLAAMSE RADIO EN TELEVISIEOMROEP
Energa Operator runs grid consisted of 110 kV lines (6,442 km), 15 kV lines (67,366 km), 0,4 kV lines (110 619 km), 110/15 kV/kV, main system substations (493) and 15/0,4 kV/kV substations (59 084). Energa Operator supply electrical energy to 2.8 mln customers, including 0.29 mln business customers. The energy delivered to customers (sold) in Q2 2016 was equal to 5,5 TWh.
AMI Project started in Energa Operator in 29.06.2010. It included the implementation of a central IT system, and the implementation of smart metering infrastructure. Developed standards for communication, which take into account the meter data model COSEM objects and Data Terminal Unit, precise guidelines for the implementation of all the used communication protocols (eg. DLMS, HDLC, PRIME), its own communication protocol between the application and the hub (DCSAP) and defined security mechanisms for all system components. More than 840k meters was installed on Energa-Operator grid within 6 years of the roll out of the project.
EMASESA began its activity on October 23, 1974, when it was created by the City of Seville as a municipal private company, having changed its denomination as Metropolitan on May 8, 2007. EMASESA manages the direct supply of drinking water in the capital of Seville and other 12 municipalities in the area. He is also responsible for the public sewage and purification service in this area.
The organization of EMASESA has been characterized as a pioneering one in the management of the Integral Water Cycle from the public service perspective along with environmental responsibility. Both concepts have also been transferred to the citizenship, obtaining a significant index of environmental awareness.
EMASESA has defined a Policy of its Integrated Management System, which encompasses the Quality, Environmental, Occupational Risk Prevention, RTD and Water Safety Plans.
EMASESA belongs to national and international networks and platforms in the field like: PLANETA, Asociación Española de Abastecimientos de Agua y Saneamiento; European Public Water.
TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY BERLIN
Research at DAI-Labor is being conducted within six Competence Centers (CC); each center applies its competences for the development and evaluation of Smart Services. Additionally, the expertise and experience of researchers from different competence centers are integrated to the six different Application Centers of DAI-Labor to ensure applicability and practical relevance of research outcomes. DAI-Labor at TUB is a team of high scientific expertise in many different areas and is widely recognized in the research community. As such, it will have the chance to produce high-quality scientific results, which will be disseminated through journal publications, conferences, workshops, and standardization activities. DAI-Labor has already participated in a number of EU co-funded projects as well and has comprehensive experience with international consortia.