Digital Health Online Summit

The healthcare industry will never be the same after COVID19. Healthcare professionals need to stay aware of the latest digital health activities and keep learning from leading organizations. Digital Health Online Summit is a 6-day virtual summit, providing a comprehensive overview of the current digital health activities, and equipping health professionals with strategies and tactics, Read more about Digital Health Online Summit[…]

Digital Health Online Summit

The healthcare industry will never be the same after COVID19. Healthcare professionals need to stay aware of the latest digital health activities and keep learning from leading organizations. Digital Health Online Summit is a 6-day virtual summit, providing a comprehensive overview of the current digital health activities, and equipping health professionals with strategies and tactics, Read more about Digital Health Online Summit[…]

Europe strategies for Data and Artificial Intelligence

The European Commission unveils its ideas and actions for a digital transformation that works for all, reflecting the best of Europe: open, fair, diverse, democratic and confident. It presents a European society powered by digital solutions that put people first, opens up new opportunities for businesses, and boosts the development of trustworthy technology to foster an open and Read more about Europe strategies for Data and Artificial Intelligence[…]

Funding for transnational research projects in the field of Personalised Medicine

The funding call fosters research and innovation activities that build close linkages between basic biomedical research, clinical research, physical sciences, bioengineering, bioinformatics and biostatistics, epidemiology, socio-economic research, as well as research on the integration of PM into clinical practice and on ethical, legal and social implications across the participating countries and beyond. This implies a Read more about Funding for transnational research projects in the field of Personalised Medicine[…]

IBM sets new record for magnetic tape storage

 IBM (NYSE: IBM) Research scientists have achieved a new world record in tape storage – their fifth since 2006. The new record of 201 Gb/in2 (gigabits per square inch) in areal density was achieved on a prototype sputtered magnetic tape developed by Sony Storage Media Solutions. The scientists presented the achievement today at the 28thMagnetic Recording Conference (TMRC 2017). Read more about IBM sets new record for magnetic tape storage[…]

GE Launches Brilliant Skills Curriculum To Train Workers For Digital Industrial Future

GE announced proprietary skills curriculum to train global supply chain employees for new, highly valuable jobs needed in our digital industrial economy. This new initiative will focus on lean, advanced, additive and digital manufacturing. Built on GE’s Brilliant Factory strategy, which uses big data, software, sensors, controllers and robotics to increase productivity, ‘Brilliant Learning’ is Read more about GE Launches Brilliant Skills Curriculum To Train Workers For Digital Industrial Future[…]

Exploration of data in virtual reality

Data exploration has reached a new level. Looker LookVR, a new app allowing the exploration of data in virtual reality, pushing the bounds of how businesses interact with their data. With LookVR, users can virtually walk around their data and explore it like never before. “We initially built LookVR as a fun experiment to demonstrate Read more about Exploration of data in virtual reality[…]

Putting Open Science into action

Specific Challenge: The challenge is to operationalise an Open Science rationale for one or more of the societal challenges defined under Horizon 2020. This should be done by a knowledge coalition based on a quadruple helix model of innovation in which civil society organisations, industry, government and academia are committed to work together and share Read more about Putting Open Science into action[…]

Serena Capital launches Serena Data Ventures – the 1st European fund dedicated to Big Data & Artificial Intelligence

Serena Capital, a major player in financing and accompanying high growth digital companies, has launched its 3rd fund in 8 years; Serena Data Ventures, dedicated to Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. Institutional investors and large corporate groups have committed close to 80 million Euros to Serena Data Ventures which just closed its first investment in Read more about Serena Capital launches Serena Data Ventures – the 1st European fund dedicated to Big Data & Artificial Intelligence[…]

Data Storage Trends: Will spinning disks be around in 2020?

he last several years in data recovery and data storage technology have seen faster flash storage technology, tremendous growth in adoption of hyper-converged storage and the proliferation of ransomware cases, according to Kroll Ontrack. In 2017, and beyond, we will be on the lookout for continued changes to technology used in data centers, additional implementation Read more about Data Storage Trends: Will spinning disks be around in 2020?[…]

Data and Distributed Computing e-infrastructures for Open Science

Specific Challenge: This topic covers two complementary areas of e-infrastructures very closely related with the objective to make research data discoverable, accessible, assessable, intelligible, useable, and wherever possible interoperable – c.f. G8 principles on research data: (a) Secure and agile data and distributed computing e-infrastructures: fostering the integration of a secure, permanent, on-demand service-driven, privacy-compliant Read more about Data and Distributed Computing e-infrastructures for Open Science[…]

IBM Research exploring the use of cognitive computing, the Internet of Things and Big Data to support South Africa’s national priorities

IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) today opened its second research location on the African continent and announced several new project collaborations in the areas of data driven healthcare, digital urban ecosystems and astronomy. IBM researchers in South Africa with backgrounds in machine learning, mathematics, computer science, robotics, genomics and computational biology, are exploring the use of Read more about IBM Research exploring the use of cognitive computing, the Internet of Things and Big Data to support South Africa’s national priorities[…]