As the leading software cluster for enterprise software, the Software-Custer continues to maintain and increase its ability to innovate, in order to expand its technology leadership in cloud-based platform and industry 4.0 solutions. This requires strong technology partnerships with the world’s most successful regions of innovation. Within the framework of the BMBF-funded project SCIKE, the Software-Cluster therefore implements innovation projects with partners from Silicon Valley (USA), Singapore and Bahia (Brazil) from 2017 to 2020. These partner regions offer excellent living labs for data-driven projects. Application partners were found here that offer heterogeneous and interesting big data.