At ‘DOPA’ VICO is working on behalf of the European Commission with a consortium consisting of TU Berlin, Internet Memory Research SAS, Data Market EHF, OKKAM SRL and AMI Software on the exploitation of Semantic Web Technologies, Large Scale Web Crawling and statistical data for risk management in the financial sector.

Timely and accurate information about markets, trends, competitors, products and consumer opinions is an important resource for any business. Building on advances in data availability, networked data technologies, cloud computing, and data visualization, the DOPA project will take data distribution to the next level and build a repository of valuable business data that benefits both data seekers and data providers.