Bulgaria’s EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel delivers a keynote speech at the launch event of the Big Data for Smart Society (GATE) project...

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Bulgaria’s EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel delivers a keynote speech at the launch event of the Big Data for Smart Society (GATE) project, European Commission press offfice said on October 4.

Bulgarian Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel will participate in a meeting on the GATE project funded under the "Teaming" measure of the EU's Horizon 2020 programme. This project, coordinated by the University of Sofia and partners from universities in Sweden, aims to institutionalize a Centre of Excellence as a globally competitive ecosystem for conducting basic and applied research and innovation in high-impact Big Data areas.

The forum will also be attended by representatives from the Ministery of Education and Science, experts from the European Commission, the project team and other stakeholders. The GATE opening will be held on October 7 (Monday) at 09:00 at the Aula of Sofia University. The working language is English.