A collaboration hub
for data science innovation
in the Northeast United States.

The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub

The mission of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub (NEBDHub) is to build and strengthen partnerships across industry, academia, nonprofits, and government to address societal and scientific challenges, spur economic development, and accelerate innovation in the national big data ecosystem.

Our leadership network includes Collaborators from across the United States and abroad, representing 95+ academic, non-profit, government and industry partners. Learn more about the Hub’s Leadership Team, including our Steering Committee, Co-Principal Investigators, the Seed Fund Steering Committee, Advisory Board, and National Student Data Corps Founding Committee on our Leadership Team page and using the map to the right.

Building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community with accessible resources is central to the work of the Hub. Learn more about our ongoing DEIA commitment.

For more information about our mission and work, read our Strategic Plan, released June 2020.


What We Do

The Northeast Hub is a community convener, collaboration hub, and catalyst for data science innovation in the Northeast Region. The Hub amplifies successes of the community and shares credit across the community to encourage collaboration and mutual success in data science endeavors.

The goals of the Northeast Hub are to: 

      • Build collaborations to address real-world challenges through translational data science approaches

      • Foster innovation and scale endeavors that reflect regional interests and align with national priorities related to data science

      • Support and promote representative community engagement/impact across all Hub activities

      • Increase data science capacity and talent, emphasizing underserved communities

    Our activities and resources align with one or more of the following Focus Areas:

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    Urban to Rural communities - crossroads
    Responsible Data Science scales

     Part Of A National Network

    The Northeast Big Data Hub is one of four Big Data Hubs forming a national big data innovation ecosystem. Learn more about our network and our colleagues at the West, Midwest, and South Big Data Hubs:

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    Connect with us

    Got more questions? Connect with us directly and learn more about projects and opportunities across the Northeast and beyond.