Transnational Access supports short term visits  


SoBigData provides big data computing platforms, big social data resources, and cutting-edge computational methods:

  • Interact with the local experts
  • Discuss research questions
  • Run experiments on non-public datasets and methods
  • Present results at workshops/seminars

The access is granted through project calls in one of the following forms:

  1. Exploratory projects are research experiments bound to multi-disciplinary themes and are expected to target data scientists from multiple disciplines.
  2. Open call, blue-sky projects are targeted at researchers wishing to explore the infrastructure for their own research topics. 

Open Calls

Open Transnational Access Calls are listed below. You can also see past calls

Third Call for SoBigData-funded Transnational Access

The SoBigData RI manages vertical, thematic environments, called exploratories, on top of the SoBigData infrastructures, for performing cross-disciplinary social mining research. The Transnational Activities offered in this call are for short-term scientific missions, between 2 weeks and 2 months. We welcome applications from individuals with a scientific interest, professionals, startups and innovators that may benefit from training in data science and social media analytics.

Submission Deadline: Friday, 2018, April 20 (All day)
Extended Deadline: Friday, 2018, April 20 (All day)

Transnational access is granted by seven national infrastructures: