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Target in the press in 2013

Browse through the list of articles about Target published in national or international media outlets in 2013

Four spin-off companies emerge from the Target project
Published on:24 November 2014

An article in Computable featuring the four new spin-off companies set up by the Target partner Target Holding. The role of Target Holding is to support effective transfer of the Target technology to the commercial sector boosting economic development and societal impact in the region.

Edwin Valentijn speaks to FMT about Big Data
Published on:13 January 2014

The Target coordinator, Prof. Edwin Valentijn appeared on the Fast Moving Targets (FMT) show on December 9th 2013 to discuss the way Big Data challenges us to change our way of thinking and working.

Benefits of Big Data
Published on:23 September 2013

Target Holding, the Target partner involved in connecting the academic research conducted by Target with market- and social-driven demands, talks to Dagblad van het Noorden about the benefits of Big Data.

Target coordinator Edwin Valentijn quoted in the Technisch Weekblad
Published on:27 August 2013

"Big Data in the polder" is the title of a recently published article in the national weekly magazine Technisch Weekblad. Focusing on the growing number of Big Data projects and initiatives in the Netherlands, the article couldn't be complete without dedicating a few columns to the Target expertise data center and the "big data" R&D activities conducted there. The Target coordinator Edwin Valentijn, explains briefly how Target was set up and emphasizes the significance of establishing Groningen and the Netherlands as a strong "big data" hub in Europe and the rest of the world. Besides Target, you can read about other national "big data" developments in the Dutch Institute for Sub-atomic Physics (NIKHEF), CWI and more.

Prof. Valentijn quoted in Holland Herald
Published on:08 July 2013

The Target coordinator, Prof. Edwin A. Valentijn talked to the Holland Herald (the Inflight magazine of KLM) about what can be done with Big Data as part of a nice overview article that presents current examples of Big Data applications, and discusses the implications these and future applications might have on the way individuals, organizations and nations function.

Target scientific manager Rees Williams featured in Pictogram
Published on:18 June 2013

Rees Williams is confidently looking back from the cover page of the June issue of Pictogram, the ICT magazine of the University of Groningen. And it does take confidence, dedication and a lot of hard work to be the scientific manager of a large public-private project like Target. Rees doesn't like to be photographed, but he enjoys talking about his work. Sail away with him and learn about Target, the projects Target is involved in and what the future of Big Data management is in this exclusive interview (unfortunately, only in Dutch at the moment).

Collaborations within Target lead to cross-pollination and spin-offs
Published on:15 April 2013

Read the most recent interview with the coordinator of Target, prof. Edwin A. Valentijn given for one of the SNN publications. The SNN (Northern Netherlands Provinces Alliance) is the major sponsor of the Target project. The interview is available only in Dutch.