Data Science is becoming increasingly essential to finding answers to the challenges of our era. The Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) is a unique concept in the Netherlands. At three different locations (TU Eindhoven, Tilburg University and Mariënburg Campius) Data Science can be studied, researched and applied through bachelor and graduate programs, PDEng education, Data Science Centers and incorporated into existing ecosystems. This unique cooperation between the Province of North Brabant, the Municipality of ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology creates a new knowledge infrastructure which puts Brabant at the heart of the future.
Understanding and advancing the value of data in solving complex societal and business challenges.
JADS serves as an ecosystem in the province North-Brabant, focusing on value creation for business and society based on data insights with a foundation in education and research.
It acts as a hybrid ecosystem enabler and linking pin connecting regional ecosystem players to applied research throughout JADS in addition to data science related start-ups in ‘s-Hertogenbosch.
Vision of the Graduate School Data Science and Entrepreneurship
The graduate school develops entrepreneurial and innovative data scientists equally versed in performing cutting-edge scientific research and applying it to the most pressing societal and business challenges in a collaborative ecosystem, stimulating a stream of new scalable (or exponential) business models in Brabant.
The Eindhoven University of Technology, Tilburg University, the Province of Brabant and the municipality of 's-Hertogenbosch are the founding partners of JADS.
The Eindhoven University of Technology and Tilburg University complement each other perfectly in the sought after knowledge areas. In line with the explosive development of big data they have managed to develop new bachelors and masters programs that are fully complementary to each other.
Brabant and 's-Hertogenbosch
The city of 's-Hertogenbosch and the Province of Brabant are also founding partners of JADS and see JADS as being of added value to the region by creating a new ecosystem. Additionally, the Brabant region has a long tradition of innovation built on collaboration.
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1.500-2.000 students in various programs and 3 research centers
Mixing business and Information Technology to drive innovation