Big data research center to be created in Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 19
By Maksim Tsurkov – Trend:
BP, together with its partners in Azerbaijan, and ADA University have launched a project on the establishment of the first Big Data, Data Sciences Instruction and Research Centre in Azerbaijan.
The project is part of BP and its co-ventures’ commitment to supporting education, training and capacity-building in the country. It is designed to have a wider impact by providing opportunities for utilization of the resources of the new centre by public institutions and private sector representatives.
The centre, which will be established at Baku’s ADA University, will also result in commencement of a new Master’s Degree program in Big Data Analytics and Data Sciences which will help meet the needs for data scientists and big data analysts.
The project will be implemented by the ADA University. The duration of the project is 15 months starting October 2016 through December 2017. The cost of the project is $410,000.
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