DAPSI joins the discussion on Business Digitalisation and the Transformation of work in the age of Big Data

DAPSI project and two members of the teams of innovators that have been supported by the programme are joining the discussion on Business Digitalisation and the Transformation of work in the age of Big Data. As part of INTEFP’s 37th national session, DAPSI has been invited to speak at the “European Module”. Joining the session on the morning of March 9th, from DAPSI, will be: Julia MORAWSKI, European Project Manager, Cap Digital Sara MATEO, R&D and Innovation Consulting, Zabala Innovation, DAPSI Project’s Coordinator Ludovic DUBOST, Founder and CEO Xwiki Mehdi MEDJAOUI, CEO Alias


The Third DAPSI Open Call was open between the 23rd of September 2021 and the 23rd of November 2021. There were 225 expressions of interest and 147 finalised proposals submitted to the third DAPSI Open Call. This article analyses the 147 finalised proposals, which represents 65% of the applications started.   Open call results: Finalized or In progress   Profile of applicant Applicants were asked whether they were applying as a group of individual(s) and organization(s), as a team, as a consortium, as a natural person or as a legal entity. Out of the 147 proposals, 75% (110 applications) were submitted by single legal entities, 6% (8 applications) by groups of individuals (teams), another 12% (19 applicants) by groups of organizations (consortium), 6% (8 proposals) by groups of individual(s) and organization(s), and finally, 1% (2 applications) by single individuals (natural persons).   Profile of applicant Country The third Open Call received proposals from 31 countries. It is possible to see a predominance of German (31), Netherlands (19), French (19), British (19), Italian (13) and Spanish (13) applications, followed by applications from Portugal, Greece, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium or Denmark among others. A large number of countries were covered thanks to the communication and dissemintaion efforts in getting participants from all the eligible countries.   Country of applicants DAPSI challenges selected In this third Call, DAPSI allowed for applications within 6 established challenges. Applicants were able to select between Data Compatibility & Interoperability, Security & Privacy, Data Transparency, Service Portability, Data Sovereignty and Other, with the possibility of multiple selection for the same application. The distribution of applications received among the different challenges can be seen in the figure below, which shows Data Compatibility & Interoperability as the challenge chosen by most of the applicants (25%), followed by Security & Privacy (20%), Service Portability (18%), Data Sovereignty (18%), Data Transparency (14%) and...

DAPSI Open Call #3: 5 Tips for a successful application

Are you applying for DAPSI Open Call #3? Don't miss your chance to get:  Grants up to €150K (equity-free)  Technical & business support  Access to top infrastructure   Applications will close on 23 November 2021, at 05:00 pm CET. But don't worry, we are here to help! Today we bring you some tips that will make the application process as easy as possible. TAKE A LOOK AT THESE 5 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL APPLICATION:   Read the Guidelines for Applicants Guidelines may not be the funniest thing to read, we know. But trust us: You'll want to read them! From the open call topics, to the eligibility criteria; from the evaluation process, to the financial support provided; from the preparation/submission of the proposals, to the technical support and infrastructure... these are all covered in the guidelines! Read now Use the official proposal template As you’ll read in the guidelines for applicants, projects must be described on the DAPSI proposal template. So, make sure you don’t lose this opportunity just because you didn’t comply with a very simple guideline! Download the proposal template   Check the eligible countries list DAPSI Open Call 3 is open to several countries. You can confirm if your country is included in the “eligible countries” list, simply by checking section 2.3 of the Guidelines for Applicants. Check now   Take a look at the FAQs Having questions during an application process is totally normal. That’s why we prepared a “frequently asked questions” section on DAPSI's website. So, whenever you have a question, search for your answer there. Go to FAQs   Catch a replay of the webinars Now that you have plenty of information to read, we want to give you a break from all the reading and invite you to watch a replay of the Open Call Webinar. Here you can hear from the DAPSI team information about the project and the application process. Watch it now   READY TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION? Apply...

Meet the round 2 innovators moving to phase 2

Results are in! Are you ready to meet the innovators progressing to the second phase of DAPSI? Last Friday (October 1st) was pitch day. Each of our round 2 teams was given the chance to impress us with the work they have been doing in the data portability field, in these first months of their DAPSI journey. Listening to them carefully was as an experienced jury, that had a changeling mission: decide which teams presented a project successful enough for progressing to the second phase of DAPSI’s programme. And the news are amazing: all our innovators conquered a spot at DAPSI’s phase 2! Congratulations to our big winners: CoCEM - Confidential Cloud Enclaves for the Masses. CryptPad – Collaboration suite, end-to-end encrypted and open-source. DASI Breaker – DAta SIlos Breaker: A Semantic Open Interoperability Solution to Break Down Data Silos. EPPD – Delta Chat E-mail Provider Portability Directory. fedeproxy – A federation proxy for software development forges. IDISS – Improving Data Interoperability by bridging Standards using human-centric Semantics. ML – Maemo Leste – A free and open-source mobile experience. myenergy.ai – Personal energy data service portability and innovation platform. Orvium – Open access publishing platform. PDS Migrator – Move/copy data between Solid pods and leave breadcrumbs. pmOS – Alternative phone operating system based on Linux, which aims to give people back control of their existing smartphones by focusing on privacy, security, and sustainability. RULEBOOK – Human-centric Legal Infrastructure for Data Portability. SCoP – Secure-by-design Communication Protocols. TDIP – Telematics Data Interoperability Platform. XPORTA – Improving access and portability of XMPP accounts between providers. Their solutions will now be fostered to evolve into solid contributions to the research community, and/or into commercial solutions able to address market needs. Well done innovators!