big data value center
Big Data Value Center
The Big Data Value Center (BDVC) is a unique 'open innovation platform' with a physical place in Almere, The Netherlands. In the Big Data Value Center, we create more value out of (big) data.
Together with our ‘A-Team’, companies can experiment with their and other datasets in a safe and inspirational place. The experiments result in new or improved business cases.

The Big Data Value Center is founded by the Economic Development Board Almere in collaboration with TNO, SURFsara, eScience Center, Amsterdam Economic Board and Economic Board Utrecht.

Big Data Value Association
The Big Data Value Association AISBL (BDVA) is a fully self-financed non–for-profit organisation under Belgian law.
The Big Data Value Association (BDVA) is the private counterpart to the EU Commission to implement the BDV PPP programme (Big Data Value PPP). BDVA has over 150 members all over Europe with a well-balanced composition of large and small and medium-sized industries as well as research organizations.
Health Hub Roden
Health Hub Roden (the Netherlands) is a unique learning organisation in the North of the Netherlands that brings together different parties, such as knowledge institutes, businesses and government bodies, to cooperate, share knowledge, develop and seek innovative solutions in the area of medical technology and healthy ageing.
Health Hub Roden was set up to keep the available specialised knowledge and expertise regarding medical technology in the region; it is open to a range of organisations and is not limited by national borders. Health Hub Roden is for parties that wish to work together on progress and embedding knowledge, and on the training and continuous professional development of their personnel. This broad outlook also creates opportunities for businesses that do not operate in this sector.
Now more than ever StoreContrl is the software for retail automation. With over 8,000 users in the Netherlands, StoreContrl is one of the frontrunners.
The store automation of StoreContrl is built for retailers. With over 15 years of experience, the user can be confident that StoreContrl is a reliable system on which a company can be built. With StoreContrl Cloud, store automation is brought to a new level. With a stunning design and revolutionary features, StoreContrl introduces a special experience for the retailer As StoreContrl we believe that a system should not only be easy to use, but also should make life easier for the retailer. StoreContrl is built on these foundations, and we are working hard every day to make it even better.
ASTRON is the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy.
Its main mission is to make discoveries in radio astronomy happen, via the development of new and innovative technologies, the operation of world-class radio astronomy facilities, and the pursuit of fundamental astronomical research. Engineers and astronomers at ASTRON have an outstanding international reputation for novel technology development, and fundamental research in galactic and extra-galactic astronomy.
ASTRON en IBM Center
The ASTRON & IBM Center for Exascale Technology is a research centre, located in Dwingeloo, Drenthe on the Campus of ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy.
At this centre ASTRON and IBM jointly carry out fundamental research into technologies needed to develop the SKA radio telescope in the later half of this decade and the first half of the next decade. The collaboration is funded through the DOME project, supported by grants from the Dutch EL&I Ministry and the Province of Drenthe, and focuses on three main area’s:

1. Green Computing

2. Data & Streaming

3. Nano-photonics

2 a Good Life
The arrival of the so-called smart cities will change our environment and the way we handle energy dramatically.
Through smart use of ICT and connectivity, cities become more livable and sustainable. The energy market is changing with it, but the complex interplay of technology, market, opinion, energy neutrality, politics and economic interests makes it a complex and difficult to control transition process. How can we achieve this? 2 a Good Life takes this question as a starting point. The multiannual program connects the stakeholders and facilitates progress.
Prosegur is a global benchmark in the private security sector.
With our three business lines, Prosegur Alarms, Prosegur Security and Prosegur Cash, we provide companies, homes and businesses with trusted security based on the most advanced solutions available on the market.

Our strategy combines organic and inorganic growth, a decided commitment to innovation, a top-class team and, above all, customer-focussed organisation. All of this has put us in a position of leadership both by geography and by business line.