Big Data
for Smart Society

Spreading excellence for Society

The Big Data for Smart Society Institute (GATE) is the first Centre of Excellence in Bulgaria to work on integrating and extending scientific excellence and innovation in priority areas such as Big Data and Artificial Intelligence at regional and European level. GATE is an investment in people. The Institute aims to attract, inspire and cultivate the next generation Early-Stage Researchers who, under the guidance of leading scientists, will work with enthusiasm and curiosity in the field of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence.

GATE expands its cooperation with Sofia ...

GATE took part in a conference for innovations in ...

The Austrian Ambassador visited GATE

A GATE researcher joined the Board of EDMO

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GATE expands its cooperation with Sofia Municipality

Further development of the cooperation between Sofia Municipality and GATE was discussed at a working meeting of the Deputy Mayor for Digitization and Innovation, Ivan Goychev, and a team of the Institute.      
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GATE took part in a conference for innovations in defense

The GATE Institute, in its capacity of a NATO test center in big data and AI, was among the participants in the High Level Conference and Industry Day “Growing Defence Industry Support Needs and Innovation Opportunities”, held on 6 February 2024, in the “John Atanasov” hall of Sofia Tech Park.      
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The Austrian Ambassador visited GATE

The “Big Data for Smart Society” Institute became part of the initiative “Ambassador for a day” of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mariya Gabriel. The director of GATE Prof. Silvia Ilieva welcomed and introduced H.E. Andrea Ikic-Böhm to  the activities of the prestigious scientific organization and its developments in the field of big data and artificial intelligence.
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A GATE researcher joined the Board of EDMO

Keith Peter Kiely,  Experienced researcher at GATE, was elected as a Member of the European Digital Media Observatory Executive Board from the quota of the hub representatives. Keith was elected in his capacity of a Scientific Coordinator of BRODhub (led by GATE Institute) for creation of a multinational, multi-stakeholder, and multidisciplinary regional hub for detecting, analysing and combating disinformation circulating in Bulgaria and Romania.
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Research

GATE research is focused on four main areas: Data management, Data analytics, Data insight and Data engineering.

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