Amsterdam Data Science Partner Plans for 2017
Each year the ADS partners contribute 40K in-kind for Data Science activities that strengthen the ADS network on specific topics. In 2017, these will include:
– Research: Business Analytics, City, and Health will be key areas
– Education: Promoting data science study through the Amsterdam School of Data Science
– Internationalisation: Building our network through joint projects, staff & student exchange
Please get in touch if you are interested in contributing in these areas: firstname.lastname@example.org
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