Target is one of the largest ongoing public-private projects in the Netherlands in the area of large-scale data management and information systems. The project focuses on research and development of innovative intelligent information systems that can efficiently process data and extract information from extremely large and structurally diverse datasets. Target has set up an expertise center at the University of Groningen for research and development of intelligent information system that can effectively extract valuable user-specific information out of the ever-expanding ocean of Big Data. Alongside its large-scale data-intensive scientific projects, Target is focused on translating its knowledge into viable commercial applications based on information demands posed by users outside academia, including innovative small and medium enterprises, public organizations, multi-national businesses and more. Through its partner Target Holding, Target is involved in a number of projects with regional and national companies in the area of health care, digitization of cultural heritage, dike monitoring and more. Read more>>