The significance of data is on the rise. The potential of data as innovation booster is enormous. The Data Science Challenge 2018 offers all participants the opportunity to demonstrate their skills in data science, connect and exchange know-how with like-minded people. Companies can act as data providers and are invited to submit data sets and tasks until September 7.

The Know-Center invites students and experts to take part in an exciting competition: at the Data Science Challenge 2018, teams as well as individuals can compete in the fields of data science and machine learning. Companies and sponsors acts as”data providers” and provide data sets with interesting, real-life problem sets. Between September and November 2018, the participants will have time to work on a solution. Finally, the best teams will be announced at an award ceremony taking place in the course of the “European Big Data Value Forum” from 12 to 14 November 2018 in Vienna, Austria.

The competition offers all participants an ideal opportunity to apply their knowledge and demonstrate their skills. The Data Science Challenge is the best opportunity to showcase yourself as a high potential to the participating companies and sponsors.

Companies who would like to become a data provider for the challenge can still submit up datasets andt tasks until September 7, 2018! (via email to

Registration for the Data Science Challenge 2018 will start on September 15, 2018. Stay tuned for more updates coming soon!