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 trains librarians to detect disinformation

GATE representatives at a working meeting with ...

GATE becomes a NATO test centre for new ...

The first GATE’s air quality monitoring station ...

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GATE trains librarians to detect disinformation

The librarians described as “excellent” their unique experience of the training organized by  “Big Data for smart society” (GATE) Institute in the regional library “Nikola Furnadjiev” in Pazardzhik. The course was held on two consecutive days, immediately after the Day of the librarian on May 11th.
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GATE representatives at a working meeting with President Rumen Radev

The Director of the GATE Institute at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski ”Prof. Silvia Ilieva and Borislav Bankov, Business Development Expert at the Institute, were invited to a working meeting organized by President Rumen Radev on Bulgaria’s participation in the NATO Defense Innovation Accelerator (DIANA). The meeting was held on April 19, 2022, in the Presidency of the Republic of Bulgaria.
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GATE becomes a NATO test centre for new technologies

Following a successful bid with NATO’s International Secretariat, GATE is recognized to be a DIANA test centre in the field of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. Being a part of DIANA’s network, GATE is going to host innovators from across the Alliance who can bring their concepts for evaluation, verification and validation.
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The first GATE’s air quality monitoring station is installed

The first air quality monitoring station of GATE City Living Lab is installed near the zoo in Sofia city.
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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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