Category Onderzoek en onderwijs

Health & ICT projecten H2020: meer dan 280 miljoen euro beschikbaar !

Is uw bedrijf of kennisinstelling in internationaal verband bezig met onderzoek, technologische ontwikkeling en innovatie? Bent u werkzaam in de Life Sciences & Health (LSH) sector? Zet u ICT in om LSH-oplossingen te ontwikkelen? Mis dan niet de nieuwe oproepen van het Horizon 2020 programma voor 2019 – er is dit jaar weer veel budget […]

Justin Trudeau and Navdeep Bains at G7 conference

France and Canada officially announce partnership on responsible AI research

In March 2018, during the G7 Ministerial meeting on Preparing Jobs of the Future, Canadian minister for Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains, said AI to have a key part in the country’s economic growth strategy and thus wanted to put together a group that would do research on the societal and economic impacts […]

MIT’s “Innovators Under 35” EU Summit in Paris reaffirms European innovative potential

On any given day, the halls of the world’s biggest start-up campus, Station F, are filled with enthusiastic entrepreneurs and tech-prodigies. This time was no different and yet it was: on the 4th of December, MIT Technology Review, in partnership with BNP Paribas, organised their annual “Innovators under 35” Europe summit. Each year 35 carefully […]

The national French AI strategy reveals detailed research plans

In March 2018 France presented its national AI strategy “AI for Humanity”, based on a report by Villani, and declared they had allocated a 1,5 billion euros budget over Macron’s term – which is another 4 years. On the 28th of November, France’s Secretary of State for Digital Affairs – Mounir Mahjoubi – and Minister […]

What the World of Healthcare can learn from the Dutch: Four innovative approaches

Did you know that the Netherlands is ranked number 1 in the Euro Health Consumer Index? Not just this year, but already for five years in a row! How did we get there? And how do we keep our high-quality healthcare system accessible and affordable? During the Holland Visitors Programme to the World of Healthcare conference in Rotterdam on […]

Frankrijk presenteert nationale strategie voor AI

De Franse President, Emmanuel Macron, heeft op 29 maart de Franse nationale strategie ten aanzien van kunstmatige intelligentie gepresenteerd. Voorafgaand aan de aankondiging van de President was er een ochtend aan debatten en discussies met grote spelers op het gebied van kunstmatige intelligentie (hierna AI, de veelgebruikte Engelse afkoring van Artificial Intelligence), waaronder: Yann leCun […]

Frans-Nederlandse Descartes-Huygensprijs voor twee nanotechnologen

Bron: Persbericht KNAW, 14 december 2017 De in Nederland werkzame scheikundige Daniël Vanmaekelbergh en de Franse natuurkundige Manuel Bibes winnen de Descartes-Huygensprijs 2017. Dat is vandaag bekendgemaakt door de KNAW, de Franse ambassade in Nederland en de Académie des Sciences. De twee nanotechnologen krijgen de prijs voor hun excellente onderzoek en hun bijdrage aan de Frans-Nederlandse […]