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

The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub

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The mission of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub (Northeast Hub) 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 network includes Collaborators across 9 states representing the most densely populated region of the United States. Learn more about the Hub’s Leadership Team, shown to the right, including our Steering Committee, Co-Principal Investigators, the Seed Fund Steering Committee, and Advisory Board.

Building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is central to the work of the Hub. Learn more about our ongoing DEI 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:

Education + Data Literacy


Urban to Rural Communities

Responsible Data Science: Security + Privacy + Ethics

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.