Jacobs University is a highly selective, international, residential university situated in Bremen, Germany, with currently 1300+ students from 109 nations. Language of instruction and for all campus communication, therefore, is English. Excellence and transdisciplinarity, diversity and community, leadership and values are the pillars of a Jacobs education. Established in 1999 by the State of Bremen as a private, independent university registered as a not-for-profit organization (gGmbH), three major entities facilitated its founding: the city-state of Bremen, University of Bremen, Rice University in Houston, Texas. The New York Times characterized Jacobs University as “German elite university”. Regularly, JUB is placed top in university rankings like CHE. Big Data analytics is a key component of the core areas of JUB: Diversity, Mobility and Health.
The role of Jacobs University in the project is multifold:
• Project coordination
• Workpackage Leader of WP5 (Standardization)
• Contribute to technology development & service partner support
• Contribute Planetary Science service (planetserver.eu) to services activity
• Contribute to (scientific) networking & outreach