UC-Berkeley, D.C. Lab Nab $35M for ‘Big Data’ Initiative
On Thursday, the Obama administration announced that UC-Berkley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Washington, D.C., will receive a total of $35 million in federal funding to participate in a national initiative to harness large amounts of information -- including health care data -- for research purposes. The funding is part of $200 million that six federal agencies have committed to the "Big Data Research and Development Initiative."
- "UC Berkeley, Lab Get $35M To Study Big Data" (Hoge, "Biz Talk," San Francisco Business Times, 3/29).
- "New U.S. Research Will Aim at Flood of Digital Data" (Lohr, New York Times, 3/29).