Co-creation, collaboration in multidisciplinary teams and expertise are BISS’ main focus points to develop innovations for data science and smart services. Businesses that want to join BISS’ activities, such as projects and events, pay an annual fee. In exchange they receive Smart Coins that can then be exchanged for participation in research projects like Idea Generation Workshops and BASE projects, or for knowledge sharing activities such as seminars, lectures and inspiration sessions. There are several other collaboration opportunities. Business can collaborate with BISS and other campus businesses as participants or as campus inhabitants.